Super Falcons to face Ethiopia without Waldrum

The Super Falcons will confront Ethiopia on Wednesday in an African Women Nations cup qualifier without Coach Randy Waldrum.

The University of Pittsburgh Panthers women’s head coach had already told the NFF that he will only be available for the second leg fixture scheduled to be held in Nigeria due to personal commitments in the United States.

In his absence, assistant coaches Justin Madugu, Ann Agumanu-Chiejine, and Auwal Makwalla will take charge of the team.

Meanwhile, 19 players including Paris FC goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, defender Oluwatosin Demehin, midfielder Rasheedat Ajibade and forward Asisat Oshoala had their first official training session on Tuesday afternoon at the Abebe Bekila Stadium in the heart of Ethiopia’s capital

Goalkeepers Tochukwu Oluehi and Monle Oyono, defenders Rofiat Imuran, Michelle Alozie, Nicole Payne, Akudo Ogbonna, Jumoke Alani and Comfort Folorunsho, as well as midfielders Esther Onyenezide, Toni Payne and Peace Efih, and forwards Uchenna Kanu, Gift Monday, Omorinsola Babajide and Opeyemi Ajakaye also joined the training session.

Only US-based forward Ifeoma Onumonu was being expected in Addis Ababa on Tuesday night.

Wednesday’s encounter at the Abebe Bekila Stadium will kick off at 3.30 pm Ethiopian time (1.30 pm Nigeria time).

The return leg has been scheduled for the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday, 31st October 2023, with the winner on aggregate to square up to the winner of the Cameroon/Uganda fixture for a place in the final round of the qualification series.

Next year’s Olympic Games will be held from 26th July – to 11th August in Paris and a few other places in France.

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