Don't Sleep!!! Watch the Super Falcons in Abuja try to overcome 1st leg embarrassment against Ethiopia.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria are set to dominate the social media trends once again.
16:35 - 25.10.2023
Is Oshoala not making any impact? Should she come off the bench? Some Nigerian believe so after the Super Falcons played a 1-1 draw with Ethiopia.
The Nigerian senior women's national team will play their first game in the country since their exploits at the World Cup.
15:30 - 25.10.2023
Captain Ajibade was the hero as the Super Falcons were able to get a positive result against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.
Super Falcons 1st leg draw against Ethiopia
22 players were invited to the team's training camp ahead of the Super Falcons' showdown with the Senior Women National Team of Ethiopia this month in the Paris 2024 Women Olympic Football Tournament qualification.
With the senior girls of Sao Tome and Principe pulling out of the game, the Super Falcons automatically qualified for the third round of the 2024 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualification series.
The Super Falcons will attempt to get back to winning ways after finishing eighth in the 32-team FIFA Women's World Cup finals, which were contested throughout the summer in Australia and New Zealand.
Super Falcons 1-1 Ethiopia
The Lucy of Ethiopia defeated Chad 10-0 on aggregate to set off the clash against the Super Falcons.
The Super Falcons were without their Head Coach Randy Waldrum for the game at the Abebe Bekila Stadium.
It took just six minutes for Ethiopia to go in front when Birkie Amare converted from a scramble in the box.
The Ethiopians playing in front of their home fans were motivated and held on to their advantage to the halftime break.
The Super Falcons were able to respond in the second half as Atletico Madrid star Rasheedat AJibade scored a wonder goal from outside the box in the 52nd minute.
Gotham FC striker Ifeoma Onumonu had the ball in the back of the net but was ruled out as offside.
The Ethiopians held on late as the first leg ended in a 1-1 draw.
In 2000, 2004, and 2008, the Super Falcons participated in Olympic competitions and are now targeting a return.
Officials for Super Falcons vs Ethiopia
Togo's Edoh Kindedji will serve as referee for the return leg on Tuesday in Abuja.
09:10 - 09.10.2023
Like Plumptre, Omorinsola Babajide dumps England for Nigeria: Super Falcons call up star for Ethiopia Olympic qualifiers
Meet Omorinsola Omowunmi Ajike Babajide the new star to dump England for the Super Falcons of Nigeria ahead of Ethiopia Olympic qualifiers.
Her countrymen Abra Sitsofe Agbedanou and Kossiwa Kayigan Awoutey will serve as assistant referees 1 and 2, respectively. Mauritania's Yacine Samassa will serve as the fourth official.
The match commissioner will be Christine Ziga of Ghana, and the referee assessor will be Daloba Oulare of Guinea.
Super Falcons in training
Before playing at the MKO Abiola National Stadium on Sunday, the Falcons trained at the Turf Arena on Friday and Saturday.
The Falcons and the visiting "Lucy" will hold their official practice sessions on Monday on the spectacular arena's surface.
Ajibade, Toni Payne, Gift Monday, Omorinsola Babajide, Esther Onyenezide, Oluwatosin Demehin, Peace Efih, Michelle Alozie, and goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie all displayed exceptional skill during practice, though Alozie occasionally received time off to recuperate from a minor head injury sustained during the first leg.
Ethiopia's delegation arrives in Nigeria for Super Falcons
The delegation of Ethiopia’s senior women's national team arrived in Abuja on Sunday, ahead of Tuesday’s Paris 2024 Olympics second round, second leg qualifying match against the Super Falcons.
The 35-person delegation flew into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport just after noon on Sunday aboard an Ethiopian Airways flight.
Time and Where to watch Super Falcons vs Ethiopia
The game between the Super Falcons and Ethiopia is set for the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Tuesday, October 31, 2023.
It will kick off at 4 PM Nigerian time and be available on YouTube account of the Nigeria Football Federation and Ethiopia Football Federation YouTube account.
The winner on aggregate will play the winner of the Cameroon/Uganda match for a spot in the qualification series' final round.
The Olympic Games of the following year will take place in Paris and a few other French cities from July 26 to August 11.
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