Abby admits powerful Matildas check

Tremendous Falcons Captain Onome Ebi has admitted that their second group recreation towards Australia within the Ladies’s World Cup might be a tricky encounter, stories PUNCH Sports activities Further.

Ebi, who missed the Falcons’ opening goalless draw towards Canada on Friday, is one among three gamers within the match making her sixth Ladies’s World Cup look.

Brazilians Marta and Christine Sinclair from Canada are the opposite gamers at this yr’s match in Australia and New Zealand.

The 40-year-old says the group is assured forward of the conflict after their efficiency towards Canada – the reigning Olympic queens.

“We’re in excessive spirits, I can inform you,” Abby informed

“It is the day after that vast level and we’re already wanting ahead to our second match. It will not be simple for the Aussies, however we knew earlier than coming to Australia that no group on this match could be simple.”

The seven-time African Ladies’s Cup of Nations and four-time continental winner was a part of the Nigeria group that misplaced 2-0 to Australia in a Group D encounter on the 2015 Ladies’s World Cup in Canada, additionally including that the Falcons have a superb likelihood of creating a distinction within the match.

“We’ve a terrific likelihood and all the pieces we have to do very properly within the match,” she informed the BBC.

“In relation to expertise, quick gamers, younger gamers, robust gamers — we’ve what it takes to make a distinction. Contemplating the caliber of gamers we’ve, our followers ought to anticipate so much from us. We’re prepared to present all the pieces we’ve to make this one among our greatest.”

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