By Hanifat Mustapha:
Coach of Gambia’s senior women’s natonal team Mariama Sowe believes the Queen Scorpions have all it takes to defeat Nigeria in the first leg of their Ghana 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers on Wednesday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Gambians who are currently camped at the Gambia Football Federation Hotel at Yundum eliminated Burkina Faso in the previous round while champions Super Falcons drew a bye.
“We have been going on with our tactical approach to this game against Nigeria and we are confident that we can get a good performance and the desired result,” Sowe told cafonline.
“We have learned a lot from our last match against Burkina Faso and the friendly against Mali. We will analyse those matches and come up with the best formula to take on Nigeria
“The girls wanted to face Nigeria and when the draw pitted us against them they’re relishing the chance because it’s a massive game for them and a chance to play against some of the best players in Africa”.
Nigeria will host the return leg on Monday, 11 June 2018 in Lagos with the winner making it to the to the tournament in Ghana come November.