African Games champion Monday Gift dreams Falcons debut

DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Gift Monday of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Nigeria U20 Women’s captain Monday Gift is dreaming of a step up following the team’s success at the Africa Games.

Gift told she hopes to build on the performance in Morocco when she rejoins he club, NWPL side FC Robo.


“After this African Games, we are all going back to our clubs preparing for the world cup qualifiers and after that, we are looking forward to the Olympics and also joining the senior team, that is if my performance will guarantee that.”


The Falconets defeated Cameroon in the Women’s finals event, 3-1 on penalties to win their ever first gold medal after 12 years.


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