Nigeria’s African Games campaign is as serious as any other competition and the Women’s team especially know much is expected of them.
The Falcons have been the most dominant team on the continent in the Cup of Nations, but the African Games offers a different type of challenge and the current side must rise to occasion.
At this year’s Games, Nigeria will face Cameroon, South Africa and Zambia in Group B, having recently lost to Banyana Banyana at the Cup of Nations, Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie expects an even tougher match up in Rabat.
The young goalkeeper who will be debuting at the Games enjoyed a fantastic World Cup in France welcomes the test and discussed the expectation from the much improved Banyana.
“Well, I have not been there, I know football is football it does not change. What changes is the game itself, so, I belief in my girls so much I know we can do it and I so much believe in our coaches.
“As for South Africans we have defeated them twice; home and away, but that will not make us relax, because they will like to come back stronger and we are going to work harder too.
“We are a good side so, we are not going to let them come at us. We’ll train hard so we can stop them,” Nnadozie told footballlive.ng.