Super Falcons hold first training session in Abuja for AWCON

Published on: 17 June 2022

With 15 games to go, the Super Falcons of Nigeria on Friday, June 17 kicked off their preparation for the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON).

The Super Falcons held their first training session in Abuja. The training was supervised by Super Falcons boss Randy Waldrum and his assistants.

The training session was dominated by local players from the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) as most foreign based players are yet to join up with the team.

Super Falcons coach, Waldrum released a 30 woman list to prepare for the tournament.

Barcelona Femeni star Asisat Oshoala was all smiles with Onome Ebi in the photos released.

This is the first time the two would be part of the Super Falcons team since Oshoala was stripped of the captain's arm band.

Oshoala who played a key role for Barcelona Femeni as they won the league and cup titles is still expected to lead the team at the tournament in Morocco despite no longer being captain.

The Super Falcons are in group B with Burundi Botswana and start their campaign in Morocco against South Africa on Monday, July 4.