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Super Falcons to Play AFCON First Game without Key Player

South Africa striker Thembi Kgatlana has cut to insist that the South African team will be the Super Falcons who have one of the key players suspended. According to the South African striker, she said they have what it takes to overcome the Super Falcons in today’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations match.

Both teams will commence their campaign in Rabat in a mouth-watering encounter. She made this known in an interview, Kgatlana stated that they are battle-ready to face the Nigerians. She said: “It’s good for women’s football because even outside Africa, we know a lot of people are going to be watching that match.”

Kgatlana also said: “We have a lot of players in Nigeria playing in Atleti and Barcelona, and in South Africa, we have players in AC Milan and a lot of big leagues, so it’s going to be attracting a lot of attention.” “It’s going to create a good impact on women’s football, not only in Africa but in the world as well. I think that’s what we need for African women’s football.”

Super Falcons to Play without their First-choice Goalkeeper

The Super Falcons of Nigeria will be without their first-choice goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie. The game is Super Falcons’ head coach Randy Waldrum’s first game in the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.

Super Falcons To Play Afcon First Game Without Key Player

The Nigerian goalkeeper Nnadozie, who plays for a French club, Paris FC is suspended for the game after receiving yellow cards in different matches in the qualifiers against Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.

Her absence will be a big blow for the Super Falcons, who have lost two of their last three outings to the Banyana Banyana. The head coach will however pick between Tochukwu Oluehi and Yewande Balogun for the game.

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