Super Falcons skipper, Onome Ebi, has expressed her eagerness to lead the team to retain the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations won in Cameroon two years ago when actions starts on November 17 in Ghana.
The 35-year-old will be making her sixth appearance at the 11th edition of the competition after previous outings in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
Despite missing team’s 3-2 loss to Dominion Hotspur, she featured in the 3-1 defeat to Asec Mimosas U-16 and Monday’s 4-0 win over Eleven Sisters of Gognan at the Sol Beni Stadium, Abidjan.
Having been handed the captainship role, the defender, who plays for Henan in the Chinese topflight, is excited about the challenges ahead but admits it will not be an easy route for her side.
“I am really excited coming back to join my teammates in the Super Falcons,” Ebi said.
“It’s being a while like since we played the qualifier against Gambia in June. Though it is somehow late, we will use the limited time we have to blend together.
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