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WAFCON 2022| ‘There Is Still More Work To Do’; Super Falcons Forward Onumonu Focused On Burundi Match

Super Falcons Forward, Ifeoma Onumonu has noted that there is a lot more to do following their 2-0 victory over the Mares of Botswana.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria last night, came back from a 1-2 defeat to Banyana Banyana of South Africa in their opening game of the TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations to beat the Mares of Botswana 2-0

Goals from Ifeoma Onumonu and substitute Christy Ucheibe in the 21st and 48th minutes was enough to keep the defending champions in the competition.

The American-based Striker while speaking with journalists after the game, praised her teammates and said she was satisfied with the result, even though they could have scored more goals.

“We finally got on board, after our first game against the Banyana Banyana. I scored a goal and definitely wanted more, but am surely satisfied with the one goal and the victory we recorded,” She said.

“We were in a very difficult place emotionally, with what happened in the first game, and were determined to come out stronger and better against Botswana, with a lot of intensity. Good, we got the well-deserved victory.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria will face Burundi in their last group game of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup Of Nations on Sunday, 10th of July.

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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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