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[Video] I Can Add Value to Super Falcons – Yewande Balogun

Adams, Jesse Odoba

Super Falcons of Nigeris newly invited goalkeeper Yewande Balogun has come out to say that she is is blessed and overwhelmed to have been handed invitation to the Nigerian Women team for the USA Summer Series tournament as she believes she will add value to the already star stud super Falcons team.

“I’m not sure of I have the words to really describe how I felt when I got the invitation as I was overwhelmed, excited and blessed”.

“I know it is such an honor and privilege to represent Nigeria so I am incredibly excited to be here”.

On what she thinks she can contribute to the team, California Storms keeper said,

“I think I can add value to the team, you know they say goalkeepers get better with age and also have passion for Coaching and I can kinda bring that to the squad as I can Coach as well”.

She rounded up by saying her greatest strength as a goalkeeper is her ability to stop shots and would try and focus, put in her best then organize her defense well, she concluded.

The Nine –time African champions Nigeria have a date with Jamaica in the United States of America in this year’s Summer Series – a 4-Nation Tournament also involving hosts USA, Jamaica and Portugal’s ‘A’ Women Teams.

Time for kick off 10:38 pm Nigeria time against Jamaica.

Click the link below the watch the video.


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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