Mentor Randy Waldrum is not counting on Nigeria’s rich Women’s Africa Cup of Nations background or the wonderful history against Cameroon on Thursday.
Nigeria will perform Cameroon nowadays for a place in the semifinal of WAFCON and a ticket to the 2023 FIFA Women’s Planet Cup.
Likely by history and superior report against the Thursday opponents, Nigeria really should earn this video game but mentor Waldrum is adamant that past benefits will not enable La Decima chasing Super Falcons.
“In one of the push conferences before I did say we generally have to respect the history and all the matches when nation enjoy versus nations around the world when African nations perform versus other African nations.
“Like we have to regard that history, but 1 thing I have generally believed in far too is that background is just what that term implies points that arrived just before now.
“And actually the only matter that truly matters, it does not subject if we have had much more wins or they have more wins or what transpired in the very last qualification stage.
“It is really all about this crew suitable now this instant and this team of gamers at this minute and that is what we’ve explained due to the fact a yr and 6 months ago when I came on board.
“The heritage of Nigeria successful this match is not gonna assistance us earn this event we have to acquire it centered on our possess benefit with the players we have and with the get the job done we set in.
The quarterfinal recreation amongst Nigeria and Cameroon will be performed today at Stade Mohammed V, Casablanca at 6 pm Nigerian time.
Nigeria have received the title 9 times out of the previous 11 tournaments, a earn this calendar year makes it the 10th.