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‘Wasn’t the best feeling’ – Okobi-Okeoghene eager to return to Super Falcons

After lacking out on choice for theTurkish Cup, the 27-12 months-outdated midfielder is anxious about returning to the worldwide fold

Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene has stated that it was not the best feeling for her being motion absent from the Nigeria squad since October 2019, and has set her sights on making a world return to the Super Falcons fold.

The midfielder was not a part of the staff arrange since being eradicated from the 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers by Cote d’Ivoire in 2019, together with the Turkish Women’s Cup outing in February. 

Despite being named in the 23-participant squad for the Antalya-based event, the Eskilstuna United star opted out for well being causes as the African champions went on to safe the title.

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Having absolutely regained health, she feels the horizon seems brilliant to reunite together with her nationwide aspect and likewise staff up for the first time with new coach Randy Waldrum.

“I missed the meeting with my national teammates after a long time,” Okobi-Okeoghene advised Goal.

“I used to be referred to as up for the Turkish event, though I made a decision to keep again [in Sweden], it wasn’t the best feeling for me.

“I’ve heard a lot about him. I think he’s [Randy Waldrum] a good coach and can be the best when he has the complete squad to work with.”

Reflecting on her unimaginable journey with the Super Falcons, Okobi-Okeoghene, who made her senior debut in 2010, spoke of the particular feeling every time she seems for the nation. 
“It’s a pride putting on that [green and white] jersey, representing the nation and most importantly my family, friends, my favourite people, and my fans,” she concluded.

On Tuesday, the West African aspect had been invited to play in the Basque Country International Women’s Cup subsequent month and the Delta Queens product shall be hopeful of creating Waldrum’s roster.

Before then, she is going to search to encourage Eskilstuna to a primary-ever Swedish Women’s Cup remaining, once they face off in opposition to 4-time winners and Elitettan aspect Umea in Saturday’s semi-remaining fixture.

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