The African champions, Super Falcons have been charged by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to rewrite the history of the country’s participation at the FIFA Women’s World Cup by reaching the semi-finals at France 2019 edition.
The Nigerian team departed the shores of the country on Monday for Austria, where they will set up a two-week residential camping before flying to France for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place from seventh June to seventh July 2019.
Before their departure, the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, congratulated the ladies on their triumph at the WAFU Cup tournament in Abidjan and charged them to see it as a sign of great things to come in France.
He also assured the girls that all their entitlements before and during the FIFA World Cup will be paid by the Federation. Eight home-based players, alongside technical and administrative officials led by Head Coach Thomas Dennerby travelled aboard Air France flight to Paris, to connect the Austrian city of Bad Tatzmannsdorf, where they will do final preparation at the Avita Resort before hitting France on 4th June for the World Cup finals.