By Richard Jideaka, Abuja:
Former Nigeria national team coach, James Peters has warned the Super Falcons not to be complacent when they clash with their South Africa counterparts in the semi-final of the 2016 Women's Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday in Cameroon, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Peters who also once coached the Super Falcons said the Florence Omagbemi team have all it takes to win on Wednesday, but must raise their game as though they were playing in the final of the biennial African women's championship.
"I see Falcons going all the way to beat South Africa and reach the final, but they have to do better than they have done in all previous games in this competition because Bayana Bayana will be aiming for an upset to reach the final," Peters admonished during a chat withCompletesportsnigeria.com.
"It is not going to be an easy match, but I see the Nigerian girls scaling through if they avoid complacency from their game. They have done well so far, and if they go full blast from the kickoff, I see the South Africans falling easily and Falcons going to the final to win the cup."
The onetime Green Eagles handler commended coach Florence Omagbemi for being able to knock the Super Falcons into shape, showing a team with promise. He also noted that in spite of the difficulties they are facing, omagbemi has been able to get the players to play their game without being distracted
It can be recalled that Super Falcons have yet to be paid any bonus for their two victories and a draw so far in AWCON. And when asked about it during a post match conference in Limbe, Omagbemi stated that it was an internal matter which was being taken care of by the Nigeria Football Federation.