Aisha Buhari Cup: All Teams Want To Beat Super Falcons – Waldrum
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By Amaechi Agbo
Head coach of the Nigeria senior female football team, the Super Falcons, Randy Waldrum has called for caution as the ladies prepare to face other five Africa female football giants in the upcoming Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Speaking in an interview, the 64-year-old who commended the tournament initiation as one step in bringing the ladies together ahead of major matches, said the team need to be careful facing countries like Morocco, Mali, South Africa, Cameroon and Ghana.
“We are excited about the tournament. It is another opportunity to get the players together. Six of the top teams in the continent; it is going to be a great tournament. It is an opportunity to prepare for some big qualifiers that we have ahead. And the fans will be looking forward as well to the Falcons having a great tournament right at their backyard.
“Of course, we know the quality of the teams: South Africa, Ghana, Cameroon. Morocco’s got a new Coach. They are also shaping up well. I know the competition will be very, very good for us.
“Regarding the draw, I think we have to be careful. Nigeria is the team the whole of Africa wants to beat. We have to prepare for every match and be ready. I want to thank all the people responsible for putting this tournament together and I am so looking forward to it.”
Super Falcons Battle Morocco and Mali in Group A while Ghana, Cameroon and South Africa make up Group B
Mr Waldrum was appointed Super Falcons caoch on October 5, 2020, less than three years after turning down the role
The tournament will start on September 13 through 21, 2021.