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FIFA Women’s World Cup: We Are Ready For Any Team, Randy Waldrum Says

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By Saheed Afolabi

Nigeria women national team head coach, Randy Waldrum has revealed the team isn’t afraid of any team after reaching the knockout stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The Super Falcons played a barren draw with Republic of Ireland to reach the knockout stage of the World Cup.

Waldrum said he had believe in his squad and never gave up on them.

The Super Falcons tactician added some people never believed in their ability to go far in the World Cup and he’s proud of the team for their resilience to succeed.

“I just told them two years ago when we started this journey, so many things went well and so many things didn’t go well but we never gave up,” he told NFF TV.

“I don’t think anyone believe we could make it out from the group and still went through the group without losing a match. I’m so proud of them.

“I’m actually disappointed because I thought we could have won the match but we are glad of reaching the next round.

“We have already played the Olympic Gold medalist, we have already played the host nation so it’s going to be another of those matches that we are going to play again.”

Nigeria became the first African country to reach the knockout stage of the World Cup without loosing any match.