Super Falcons Conclude Austria Camp, Return Home On Sunday

Super Falcons Conclude Austria Camp, Return Home On Sunday

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By Amaechi Agbo

Africa’s Champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria have concluded her one week training camp in Austria, United States of America and will return home on Sunday, July 25th, 2021, can report

The nine-time Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, AWCON champions embarked on a training tour in Austria in readiness for the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Women’s Football Invitational Tournament holding in Lagos in September.

The team rounded up their camp on Friday, July 23 with a friendly match against Slovenian giants Olimpija Ljubljana.

Desire Oparanozie made a goalscoring return in her first Nigeria match since June 2019 on Ashleigh Plumptre’s debut as they defeated Olimpija Ljubljana 1-0 in an unofficial friendly fixture.

Besides Oparanozie, Sundsvall striker Ebere Orji Eskilstuna United midfielder Ngozi Okobi and Paris goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie were also making a return for the first time since missing out of action since October 2019.

Friday’s match in Vienna was a wrap up test match for the West African nation following a eight-day training camp ahead of their upcoming international engagements, beginning with the Aisha Buhari Cup in September.

The team will return to Lagos this weekend via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The Aisha Buhari Cup will take place between 14 and 20 September, 2021.

Black Queens of Ghana, Bayana Bayana of South Africa, Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon as well as Mali and Morocco female national teams including host, Super Falcons of Nigeria will take part in the competition.

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