Super Falcons Captain Onome Ebi Dismisses Boycott Claims

Super Falcons Captain Onome Ebi Dismisses Boycott Claims

In a recent interview with NFF.TV, the captain of the Super Falcons of Nigeria, Onome Ebi, vehemently denied rumors circulating in the media regarding a potential boycott by the team ahead of their opening game against Canada in the 2023 Women’s World Cup.Super Falcons Captain Onome Ebi Dismisses Boycott Claims

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Ebi dismissed these reports as false and clarified that the team has been solely focused on their training camp in Gold Coast, Australia, in preparation for the highly anticipated tournament.

Denial of Boycott Rumors:

Onome Ebi expressed her surprise and confusion regarding the boycott allegations, stating that the players have never engaged in any conversations about such actions.

She reassured fans and supporters that the team is fully committed to their training and eagerly awaiting the World Cup.

Training Camp Update:

Ebi further provided insights into the team’s current state, emphasizing that the players are in excellent shape, displaying a positive attitude, and ready to compete.

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The training sessions have been effective in both physical and tactical aspects, reflecting the team’s dedication and determination.

New Arrival at Training Camp:

Adding to the positive news, Francisca Ordega, a star player for CSKA Moscow, has joined the Super Falcons at their training camp in Gold Coast, Australia.

Ordega’s arrival has bolstered the team, bringing their total number of players in camp to 22.

The officials are now eagerly awaiting the arrival of midfielder Halimatu Ayinde, who plays for Rosengard in Sweden, to complete the squad.

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Group Stage Opponents:

The Super Falcons find themselves placed in Group A for the inaugural 32-team FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament.

They are set to face formidable opponents, including Canada, Australia, and the Republic of Ireland.

With their training and team spirit at an all-time high, Nigeria aims to make a strong statement in the tournament and secure their place in the knockout stages.

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Squad Update from South Africa:

In other related news, the South African national team, known as Banyan Banyan, has made a replacement in their standby list for the 2023 Senior Women’s World Cup Squad.

Sphumelele Shamase has been selected to replace Nthabiseng Majiya, as announced through Safa.net.

This adjustment ensures that South Africa is prepared for any potential changes or injuries leading up to the co-hosted tournament in Australia and New Zealand.

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