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Revelations Cup: Super Falcons Coach Believes The Team Will Get Only Stronger Despite Defeat To Mexico.

Super Falcons Manager, Randy Waldrum has suggested that his side will take the positives in their 1-0 loss to Mexico in the opening game of the Revelations Cup.

After losing to host, Mexico, in the four-nation invitational competition known as the Revelations Cup on Wednesday, the former African champions saw their losing run increase to six games.

A late goal from Kiana Palacios was the sole difference between the Randy Waldrum-led girls and Mexico at the León Stadium in the early hours of Thursday.

The loss was the Falcons’ sixth consecutive defeat since their last win against Cameroon in the quarter-finals of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

The Nigerians started the game as the better side with Rasheedat Ajibade stinging the palm of Itzel Gonzalez in Mexico’s goal within the first five minutes.

“It’s a learning process for us. It was an opportunity to try new things. New ideas and new tactics,” Waldrum said after the game.

“We started the game strongly though they dominated the last 20 minutes of the first half.
“It’s always disappointing when you concede late in any game. We will learn from this defeat and prepare for our next game.”

The Super Falcons will play their second game on Saturday against Colombia and the U.S born Tactician, will be hoping to get a better result against the South American side.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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