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Orderga says MOTM award a collective effort


Super Falcons and Washington Spirits forward, Francesca Orderga has described her ‘man of the Match’ award in Nigeria’s 4-0 win over Zambia as ‘wonderful’.

Orderga also dedicated the award to her teammates describing Tuesday’s win as ‘an all round beautiful performance’

‘Am happy to win the man of the match award. It’s wonderful but it all goes down to the team. Today my teammates were simply amazing and it was an all round beautiful performance’ Orderga told Diegwusports.com

Francesca Orderga went on to thank Nigerians for their support and show of love especially after the defeat to South Africa.

‘It was very tough after the 1st match which we lost. We let our fans down and so we had to come back today with a much better performance. Am happy we did great today. Yes we are not yet at our very best but we can only get better from here. We have another tough match on Saturday against Equatorial Guinea where we will give our best to seal our qualification ticket for the semifinals.’

Nigeria defeated Zambia 4-0 on Tuesday with Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Odega, Rasheedat Ajibade and Amarachi Okoronkwo scoring the goals.

The Super Falcons will next take on Equatorial Guinea on Saturday needing a win to qualify for the semifinals.

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