Super Falcons invitee, Courtney Dike and Liverpool striker, Asisat Oshoala, have both arrived the Super Falcons camp ahead of the World Cup in Canada. Dike arrived 4:am Tuesday morning, while Oshoala landed Monday night.
Dike, who plays for Oklahoma State University, was part of the silver-winning U-20 Falconets to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada last year.
An excited Dike said after her arrival: “I feel super excited to be here because it’s been a while since I’ve been with these girls. I have grown a lot as a player, especially from the last U-20 World Cup, so I am excited to bring my skills here and hopefully, help the team.
“It’s a huge honour being in the Super Falcons. The U-20 experience was great; some of the players are still here and I am excited to play with them. I am equally excited to meet the new players as well and learn from the ones that are more experienced than I am. I also relish the fact that I will be playing against the United States where I live.”
Meanwhile, Liverpool Ladies striker, Asisat Oshoala was also full of expectations of going back to Canada to excel with the Super Falcons. “It’s good to be back with the team. I look forward to the World Cup in Canada to excel with my team. It feels really good,” Oshoala said.
The 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup begins on Sunday, 6 June, with the Falcons’ opening game scheduled for Winnipeg against Sweden on Monday, 8 June.