Super Falcons Coach, Chris Danjuma has played down his team's 2–1 defeat by Côte d'Ivoire in the final match of Group B in the women football event of the 11th All Africa Games, and insists the team is going for the Gold, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Danjuma told Completesportsnigeria.com that even though he was sad over the loss, he however said they will not allow it to dampen their morale as to lose focus on their set objective of winning the AAG gold in the women football event.
"Nobody feels happy losing a game. It was not part of our plan, but it has happened and we have to put it behind and move on," starts Danjuma who played his club football in Nigeria with Plateau United and Mighty Jets, both of Jos.
"We have to draw some positives from today's game against Côte d'Ivoire . We have to take it as a learning curve that no team should be looked down on.
"Ivory Coast is a strong side, I congratulate them for their victory, but I assure you we won't be demoralised because there are still two games coming up, the semi-final and hopefully the final.
"We've to adjust ourselves and focus on the next match which is very crucial.
"We came here with the objective of winning the gold medal, that ambition is still on our minds, and we will work hard to achieve it," Danjuma said.