BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 07: Uchenna Kanu of Nigeria lines up for the national anthem prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Round of 16 match between England and Nigeria at Brisbane Stadium on August 07, 2023 in Brisbane / Meaanjin, Australia. (Photo by Elsa - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Uchenna Kanu and Linda Jiwuaku, two Super Falcons players, say the team is feeling positive ahead of today’s second leg of the Paris 2024 Olympics qualifier in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Due to Rasheedat Ajibade’s penalty goal in the first leg at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Friday, Randy Waldrum’s team leads the match 1-0 going into it.On the other hand, Kanu stated that the Falcons were ready for the tantalizing match.”As always, we are all optimistic and supportive.

We have a great sense of teamwork and are excited for a successful outing,” she remarked.Although things will be difficult, I believe we are ready for whatever comes up.

We know the enormous task at stake and we are ready to make Nigerians proud by picking the Olympic ticket.”Our goal is to get there, stay on task, and finish the job.””Everyone is ready for the second leg in South Africa and the fire is still on,” goalkeeper Jiwuaku continued.

We will not be dropping our guard for the match.South Africa is keen to move past their disappointment of missing out on the 2020 edition in Tokyo, while Nigeria is hoping to return to the Olympics after a 16-year break, having last competed in the women’s football event at the 2008 edition in Beijing.

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