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Payne Sisters Thrilled To Make Historical past With Nigeria At WAFCON 2022



Payne sisters, Toni and Nicole are delighted to make historical past with Nigeria after they each began Sunday evening’s 4-0 win in opposition to Burundi on the 2022 Africa Girls’s Cup of Nations.

Toni and Nicole grew to become the primary siblings to start out for the Tremendous Falcons in event historical past in opposition to the Swallows.

The pair, who had been born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America represented the nation on the youth stage however later switched worldwide allegiance.

Toni, who performs for the Spanish membership, Sevilla has performed each minute of Tremendous Falcons’ three video games in Morocco.

She performed in central midfield within the first sport in opposition to South Africa, left-back within the win versus Botswana and was deployed as a right-back on Sunday.

Nicole began her first sport at WAFCON 2022 in opposition to the Burundians that includes at left-back.

“I’m actually excited. To symbolize Nigeria with my sister is a dream come true. We really feel actually proud and blessed to be on this place,” Nicole, the youthful of the siblings, instructed ESPN.


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