Waldrum Begins Falcons Reign On Winning Note
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By Amaechi Agbo
Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum has began his reign on the dugout o winning note after the nine-time Africa Champions defeated CSKA Moscow 1-0 in the Turkey Invitational Tournament.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria started their Turkish women’s cup campaign on a winning note as they defeated CSKA Moscow women’s football club 1-0 in what was Randy Waldrum’s first game in charge.
The nine-time African champions, who are playing their first match in over a year, started on the front foot, with the trident of Asisat Oshoala, Francesca Ordega, and Chinwendu Ihezuo carving out chances in the opening minutes of the match.
It was the latter that put the team in front in the 18th minute when she tapped in a cross by Ordegah from the right.
Despite a late onslaught on the team, the Falcons held their nerves to claim victory in the match.
Waldrum who was appointed as Super Falcons coach in October 2020 signed his appointment contract with the NFF on Wednesday.
Falcons will continue their participation in the tournament with two more games to go in the preliminary stages.
They will file out against Uzbekistan on Saturday by 5pm Nigeria time while they will Roundup with a clash against Africa foes and two-time Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, AWCON Champions, Equitorial Guinea on Tuesday by 9am Nigeria time