Chikwelu: Super Falcons Not Scared Of France

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu believes the side can beat hosts France in Monday’s Group A clash at the Roazhon Park, Rennes, reports

The African champions started their campaign at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on a disappointing note going down to a 3-0 defeat against Norway.

The Nigerian Ladies however bounced back in the next game, edging out South Korea 2-0.

The West Africans remain in third position in the group and need at least a point against the French to secure a place in the Round of 16.

Hosts France on the other hand have won their first two games in the competition.

They thrashed South Korea 4-0 in the first game and beat Norway 2-1 in the second fixture.

Chikwelu is however upbeat they can put an end to the Europeans perfect run in the competition.

“It’s not going to be an easy game…we are 100% confident we can win France,”Chikwelu told the Super Falcons media.

Monday’s game will kick-off at 8pm Nigerian time.


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