The Falcons will travel to Cameroon on Wednesday to defend the title
they won in Namibia in 2014, after a 2-0 defeat of Cameroon’s Lionesses
in Windhoek. Rohr, who had earlier been at the Falcons’ training session
some weeks ago, said in Abuja that he saw a lot of improvement in the
The Franco-German tactician told thenff.com: “I have seen a good
training match against the boys and I can see the team is better than
the last time I saw them. I could see that everyone invited are here:
homed –based and overseas –based professionals. And I can see that they
work very well with the coach.
“I have seen a good organization in the team as well as a good
spirit. I told the coach a few things, among these being that she should
play simple, to always have the movement and to play together. I
believe they can do it and they will turn out good in the tournament in
Cameroon. I think they can win this tournament. Mali is their first
game; it is very important to win this game and Ghana won’t be so easy.
Kenya, I think normally we will defeat.
“The Super Falcons are fit and will fight well for the green and
white colors in Cameroon,” Rohr concluded.
Nigeria have won the African
Championship a record seven times since its first win in 1998 when
Nigeria hosted. They won it again in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010 and