Everything you need to know about Super Falcons mouthwatering clash against Indomitable Lionesses

Published: February 23, 2024
Everything you need to know about Super Falcons mouthwatering clash against Indomitable Lionesses

The Super Falcons are set to face their arch-rivals, the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon, in a crucial first-leg encounter of the Paris 2024 Olympic qualifiers today, Friday, February 23rd. 


Both teams are vying for a coveted spot at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. The winner of this two-legged tie will progress to the final qualifying round, where they will face the victor between South Africa and Tanzania. 


Keep in mind that the Super Falcons have been absent from the historic Olympic stage for fifteen years and they will look to overturn that record by ultimately sealing a qualification spot at this year's Summer Olympics in Paris


Head-to-head records


Historically, Nigeria holds the upper hand in encounters with Cameroon, having won nine out of the 11 meetings between the two sides.


Notably, the Super Falcons emerged victorious in their most recent clash, a 1-0 triumph at the WAFCON 2022. However, both of Cameroon's wins against Nigeria came on home soil, adding an extra layer of intrigue to this fixture.


Key players to watch


Nigeria: Asisat Oshoala, Osinachi Ohale, Toni Payne, Ashleigh Plumptre.
Cameroron: Gabrielle Onguene, Ngock Yango Grace, Ndanza Fegue Collette.


Where to watch


The match will be broadcast live on the official YouTube channels of both the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT).


Venue: Stade de la Réunification in Douala, Cameroon. 


Kickoff time: 18:00 WAT (6PM Nigerian time).




This encounter promises to be a fierce and tightly contested affair. The Super Falcons will be aiming to extend their dominance over Cameroon and take a vital step towards securing their Olympic dream, while the Lionesses will be determined to cause an upset on home soil and rewrite history.


Football fans across Africa and beyond will be watching with bated breath as these two powerhouses collide on the pitch.



Ejim Kaycee




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