hours before the Super Falcons departure for Cameroon to defend the Women Africa Cup of Nations title, NFF President Amaju Pinnick was at the team’s camp to offer words of motivation and encouragement. Pinnick told the reigning African champions that the federation is fully behind them and that they are as important as any other National Team. “We are totally behind you and we cherish you as much as we cherish all other teams, and we are always proud about all you have achieved which remains a record in the continent of Africa. We are hopeful that you will remain the champions of Africa after the finals in Cameroon. The NFF President’s visit was one of numerous morale –boosting visits by the Nigerian authorities to the Super Falcons, with the country’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo also visiting the ladies and promising Government support and encouragement penultimate Tuesday. Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has been to the Falcons’ training twice, stating that he is very confident they can bring home the Cup to Nigeria from Cameroon. The Women Africa Cup of Nations will take place 19th November – 3rd December 2016. A contingent of 21 players and officials flew out of Abuja to Lagos on Wednesday morning, and then traveled from Lagos to Douala by ASKY Airline flight on Wednesday afternoon.

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