Nigeria Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi has warned the defending champions cannot afford to underrate any team at this year’s women’s AFCON in Cameroon.
Sunday’s draw has pitted the Falcons in Group B alongside Mali, Ghana and debutants Kenya.
“We have been playing against Ghana’s Black Queens for years.
“I remember when the Falcons were newly formed, our first game in the qualification series for the 1991 Women’s World Cup was against Ghana. We have played against Mali before, and we know they are no pushovers. Now, Kenya are coming to the African championship for the first time, but from the way they qualified, after beating Algeria, they must be respected.’’ she stated.
The champions will kick off their campaign against Mali at the Limbe Stadium on November 20, before taking on the Black Queens three days later and Kenya on November 26, at the same venue.
Omagbemi said her girls will take it one match at a time.