2023 WWC: Super Falcons captain, Ebi denies boycott reports
Super Falcons captain Onome Ebi has denied reports that the team is planning to boycott their opening game against Canada at the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
There were reports this week that the Super Falcons were planning to boycott the encounter against the current Olympic champions over a bonus dispute with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Ebi, who will be making her sixth appearance at the World Cup, claimed that the report is false and insisted the players never had a meeting where bonus issues were discussed.
“I have no idea where that (boycott) is coming from. We (the players) never had any such conversations as regards that; we are good with training and ready for the World Cup,” Ebi told thenff.com at the team’s training camp in Gold Coast, Australia, on Saturday morning.
The Super Falcons will face Canada, Australia, and the Republic of Ireland in Group B at the World Cup.
The competition, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, will run from July 20 to August 20.
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