Nigeria women clash with Morocco

Edwin  - CEO March 8, 2024
Updated 2024/03/08 at 10:47 AM
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Morocco fans Image credit CAFonline
Morocco fans Image credit CAFonline

In their blockbuster African Games opener



Nigeria will play Morocco in the opening match of the women’s football competition at Friday’s 13th edition of the African Games.

This Group B encounter in Cape Coast promises intense action and fierce competition as both teams vie for early dominance.

Nigeria, a dominant force in African women’s football, enters the tournament with confidence and determination to retain its title.

With both teams eyeing victory and aiming to make a statement as the competition starts, fans can expect an exhilarating, passionate clash.

Coach Chris Danjuma emphasized the team’s mentality: “In every competition, Nigeria is the team to beat.” With a squad brimming with talent and experience, Nigeria aims to showcase its championship pedigree.

Morocco, led by coach Lipoff Dimitri, approaches the tournament, focusing on improvement and competitiveness.

Dimitri expressed the team’s mindset: “We are here to improve and find solutions to better ourselves.”


Despite the challenges posed by formidable opponents, Morocco remains undaunted and ready to compete at their best.

Adding to the anticipation, Morocco’s player Salma Tammar highlighted the team’s objective of preparation for the upcoming World Cup 2024.

“Our objective is to play well and prepare for the upcoming World Cup,” Tammar stated, emphasizing the importance of performing strongly in the African Games as a stepping stone to future success.

As the African Games kick off, Nigeria and Morocco are poised to deliver an enthralling spectacle that sets the tone for the competition ahead.


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