Nigeria’s female national team, Super Falcons will fly into Ghana for this month’s Africa Women Cup of Nations on November 14th from their latest training base in Sol Beni, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
The Falcons will land in the Ghanaian capital, Accra direct from their new base at Ivorian top club, ASEC Mimosas’ posh training ground in Abidjan, where they are billed to spend eight days.
After landing in Accra, the Falcons will move on to Cape Coast, where they will open their AWCON 2018 campaign against South Africa on November 18, before also battling Kenya and Zambia in Group B of the continental soccer showpiece, which they have won eight times.
The team, which has been camping at Jubilee Chalets and Resort in Epe, courtesy of the Lagos State Government, were billed to travel aboard an Air Ivoire flight on Tuesday morning to the Ivorian capital.
Falcons’ coach, Thomas Dennerby on Monday unveiled a list of 23 players for the training phase at Sol Beni, but two will be cut from the final squad of 21 for the trip to Cape Coast.
The eight time African champions will play a couple of friendly games in Sol Beni before flying to Ghana on 14th November, four days to their Group B opening tie against South Africa’s Banyana Banyana.
Nigeria will also tackle Zambia and Kenya in their pool, as they bid for a ninth continental title out of 11 championships.