Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby talks up his teams’ chances ahead of the Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018. The Super Falcons have won eight of the previous editions making them the most successful side in the history of the biennial championship.
Rita Chikwelu led the Super Falcons to AWCON glory two years ago in Cameroon and the experienced midfielder with Swedish side Krstianstand DFF is relishing the prospect of going all the way yet again. Below are excerpts of her interview with CAFOnline.com;
Maureen Mmadu, the first Nigerian to hit the FIFA Century Club (100 caps) and winner of four AWCON titles with the Super Falcons in her heydays, believes the current squad can go all the way again in Ghana.
Amarachi is one of the most improved players on the local scene, where she stars for Nasarawa Amazons with whom she won the 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League.
An experienced trainer who led the Damlandslaget-Sweden women’s national team- to two FIFA Women’s World Cup and finished in third position at the 2011 finals held in Germany.
The forward actually started her career at Bayelsa Queens in the Nigerian Women's Championship before moving to Delta Queens en route to Europe.
CAF President Ahmad Ahmad arrived in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Saturday night for the draw of the Total Women's Africa Cup of
Nigeria trainer Thomas Dennerby has named a pool of 48 players made up of 29 home-based and 19 overseas-based professionals for camping ahead of the final tournament.
Super Falcons of Nigeria have taken the final qualification spot for the forthcoming 2018 Total Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) after a comprehensive 6-0 battering of Scorpions Queens of Gambia on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos and went ahead 7-0 on aggregate.
Gambia is in buoyant mood ahead of their final round qualifier against record champions Nigeria in Banjul on Wednesday 6 June 2018.