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Super Falcons Arrives Queensland Brisbane For The Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria departed Gold Coast on Sunday morning where they had camped for two weeks rounding up over two years of preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The team was in Mecure Hotels and resort center training and played a test match against the Queensland Lions on Saturday.

The falcons arrived Brisbane early afternoon on Sunday to the warm embrace of the awaiting FIFA team and the Nigerian community resident in Queensland. The High commission of Nigeria were also duly represented and the Igbo community in Brisbane.

The Super Falcons will be camped in Sofitel luxurious hotel for the duration of the tournament. This is the first time that all teams will have a team base camp for logistics and proper planning in the history of the women’s World Cup.

The nine time Africa Champions has Canada the Olympic Champions, Australia the co host and Ireland to contend with in the group stage of the tournament.

The Super Falcons has never missed any edition of the world cup and are expected with the array of players paraded to go past the group stage.

The team kick starts the world cup with their first match on the 21st of July against Canada in Melbourne.


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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