Monday, August 27, 2012

Italy Coach Corradini-Nigeria is Better Than Us

Italy coach Corrado Corradini has admitted that the Nigerian side, the Falconets were better than them, following their 4-0 defeat.

According to Corradini, the Falconets were a complete set and outshone his girls with experience.

As you can see Women football is still developing in Italy but then we are very happy that we were given the chance to be here. Without mincing words, our opponents were superior to and they deserve their victory," he said

Stressing that, "for Italy Women Football to develop, there is the need for the Italian Football Federation to ensure there is a professional league. There is a need for us to develop our professional league. If we don't, it will not attract professionals.

However, chief coach of the Falconets Edwin Okon expressed his delights over his team's s victory. He attributed victory to God and the Nigeria Football Federation, whom he said have been supportive thus far."The main motivators are God and NFF who have been massively supportive on the team and I pray at the end we willcome out victorious," Okon added.Nigeria advance to the quarter finals after topping their group. The knock out phase begins with Nigeria playing against Mexico on August 30th.

Ghana is out of the competition after going down by a lone goal against China.Despite the win,China has also been eliminated.

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