The Super Falcons of Nigeria are gearing up for the biggest football tournament in the world, the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and one player who is thrilled to be part of the squad is Rivers Angels midfielder Deborah Abiodun.
Abiodun, a talented midfielder known for her ball control, vision and ability to create scoring opportunities, expressed her excitement on Twitter after making the list. She wrote, “It’s a huge honor to be selected for the Super Falcons squad for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. I’m looking forward to representing my country and giving my best on the field.”
The quadrennial showpiece, which will be held in Australia and New Zealand between July 20 and August 20, is the pinnacle of women’s football and attracts the best teams from around the world. The Super Falcons, who have made nine appearances at the tournament, will be hoping to go all the way and bring home the trophy for the first time in their history.
To achieve this, they will need a strong midfield, and that’s where Abiodun comes in. Her ability to control the tempo of the game and dictate play will be crucial for the team’s success. She will be expected to link up with the forward line, create scoring opportunities and provide defensive cover when needed.
Abiodun’s selection is a testament to her hard work and dedication to the game. She has been a consistent performer for her club, Rivers Angels, and has earned her place in the national team through her impressive performances. Her inclusion in the squad is also a reflection of the depth of talent in Nigerian women’s football, which bodes well for the future of the sport in the country.
As the countdown to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup continues, Abiodun and her teammates will be working hard to prepare for the tournament. They will be looking to build on their past successes and make history by winning the trophy. With Abiodun’s talent and determination, the Super Falcons will be a force to be reckoned with on the world stage.