Super Falcons match today: What time are Nigeria playing Cameroon?

In case you are wondering about the Super Falcons match today against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon, we have you covered.

Any game between Cameroon and Nigeria at any level has always been treated as a high-octane one due to the past rivalries between the two countries.

In the Super Falcons match today, they will take to the pitch in front of their home fans in Abuja to try to get the better of Cameroon and advance to the final round of qualifiers for the women’s football event at the 2024 Paris Olympics, after both teams shared the spoils in the first leg.

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Super Falcons match today vs Cameroon

The Super Falcons, Africa's top-ranked team, are still riding high after their impressive performance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Despite exiting the tournament in the round of 16, Nigeria's undefeated run has left a lasting impression.

However, memories of Cameroon halting their Olympic dreams in 2012 add extra motivation for this Nigerian side. On the other hand, the Indomitable Lionesses are eager to avenge past defeats and make their mark.

Having held Nigeria to a goalless draw in the first leg, Cameroon are determined to prove themselves once again but will have to do it the hard way by beating the Super Falcons away from home. It's going to be yet another close game, although Nigeria will start as slight favourites.

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Coach Randy Waldrum has assembled a formidable squad, including experienced defenders like Ashley Plumptre and talented midfielders Halimatu Ayinde, Toni Payne, and Christy Ucheibe.

Nigeria's attacking lineup, led by stars like Asisat Oshoala and Rasheedat Ajibade, poses a significant threat to Cameroon's defence.

When Nigeria faced Cameroon in the first leg in Douala, they were by far the better side and dominated the game for large spells. However, they just lacked the cutting edge, which led to the game ending without any goals.

With the second leg set to be played on home their home turf – at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja – the Super Falcons are favourites to advance to the next round of the Olympic qualifiers.

They have better players and, backed by their home fans, Nigeria have everything going their way. However, Cameroon cannot be underrated either.

The Lionesses have a history of inflicting misery on their rivals when expectations are high and they will certainly draw inspiration from shutting out Nigeria in the first leg four days ago.

What time is the Super Falcons match today?

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The Super Falcons match today against Cameroon at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja will be played at 16:00 Nigerian time.

A few weeks ago, the two teams' male sides met in the round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2024) in Ivory Coast, where the Super Eagles triumphed 2-0 over the Indomitable Lions.

The Super Falcons' match today is a chance to deepen the woes of their neighbours and, by extension, move a step closer to qualifying for the Paris Olympics.

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Emmanuel Ayamga

Emmanuel Ayamga is an African sports writer, with bylines on DW, Al Jazeera, World Soccer Magazine and These Football Times.