Coach Randy Waldrum has expressed satisfaction with the standard of gamers within the Super Falcons’ camp forward of the African champions’ Turkish Women’s Cup opener towards CSKA Moscow’s girls squad on the Emir Sports Complex, Antalya on Thursday.
“I’m actually impressed with the group as a complete; I’m joyful to see gamers present a lot expertise. The alternative to see lots of gamers is de facto vital to me particularly this yr that isn’t a qualification yr.
“I want to expand the net to look at the other foreign-based and local players.”
While admitting that Nigeria has an abundance of gifted gamers, the American tactician asserted that the pool of gamers should essentially be expanded to look far and close to and get the easiest to signify Nigeria.
“We need to give opportunity especially to the young players that are up and coming from the various age-grade National Teams. Some of the players who featured at the last FIFA World Cup are getting older. It is important to develop the young players, give them confidence and get them ready for the next two FIFA World Cups. It is very important to look at the players in the domestic league.”
The former Coach of Trinidad and Tobago appeared forward and said his imaginative and prescient, saying he needs to construct on the accomplishments of the nine-time African champions and see how you can push them up as credible contenders for world glory.
“The goal is to consistently qualify from the group stage, have a deep run in the FIFA World Cup and push hard to become champions.”
The Super Falcons will tackle CSKA Moscow on the Emir Sports Complex in Antalya on Thursday at 8.30am, earlier than additional clashes with the ladies’s National Team of Uzbekistan on Saturday (5pm) and with Nzalang National of Equatorial Guinea (2008 and 2012 African champions) on Tuesday subsequent week (9am).