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WAFCON 2022: Tremendous Falcons, Banyana Banyana Rekindle Rivalry In Group C Opener



Perennial rivals, the Tremendous Falcons of Nigeria and Banyana Banyana of South Africa will lock horns at
the Prince Heritier Moulay El Hassan stadium on Monday (right now).

The Group C encounter is anticipated to set the tone for larger issues to come back on the 2022 Africa Ladies’s Cup of Nations in Morocco.

Holder, Tremendous Falcons are focusing on a tenth title in Morocco whereas, Banyana Banyana are eager to emerge champions for the primary time.

Nigeria defeated South Africa 4-3 on penalties within the ultimate 4 years in the past in Ghana.

The South Africans have, nonetheless, gained the final two of their three conferences between the 2 groups.

Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis emphasised the significance of getting a very good outcome within the opening sport of the competitors.

“The primary sport of the match is at all times the most important sport and this makes it even higher as a result of it’s towards defending champions Nigeria and since it’s Nigeria, the sport is larger than what it’s purported to be,” Ellis advised a press convention forward of the sport.

“We wish to begin effectively and we all know it’ll be a troublesome encounter. They don’t seem to be Champions for nothing,” she added.

“They’ve been constant over time and that’s one space that we have to enhance on; to be constant in our performances and be categorized amongst the perfect.

“It’s all concerning the three factors in the mean time and getting the match to a very good begin,” added Ellis.

The extremely anticipated encounter will kick-off at 6pm Nigeria time.


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