Super Falcons Must Remain Strong and Focused Despite AAG Defeat - Asisat Oshola


The forward believes it is not over for the African champions and urges the team to recover in time to overcome the Ivorians in the bronze medal match Liverpool Ladies striker Asisat Oshoala has urged her....

teammates in the Super Falcons to remain united and strong despite Tuesday's 2-1 semi final defeat to Cameroon at the All African Games in Congo.
The reigning African queen was dropped for the competition owing to her nearly ten-week long knee injury since July and had missed the Super Falcons' Olympic Games qualifying fixture against Equatorial Guinea as well as the All African Games.
While lamenting her absence, the 21-year-old former Rivers Angels star is confident they can still finish with at least the bronze medal and redeem their image.
"I'm not happy missing the All African Games but I wish the girls good luck. It's been tough no doubt but I believe they have tried to make the country proud,"
Oshoala told Goal .
"They just have to play together and stay strong no matter what the game brings. They should play like one family till the end. I'm sure of their victory [in the
bronze medal match]," she concluded.
The 2-1 loss to Cameroon was the second defeat of the Nigerian women at the All African Games as they also lost by the same scoreline in their Group A game
against upcoming third place opponents Cote d'Ivoire.
Strikes from Therese Abane and Madeleine Ngo Mani overshadowed Onome Ebi's equaliser to stop the
reigning African champions from reaching the finaher
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