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Home advantage not a scary issue to Super Falcons

Super Falcons breaks 16 years jinx land in Paris

Moments away from history, Nigeria, and South Africa lock horns in do or die clash in the final round of CAF Women’s Olympics qualifiers.

The fixture comes with a lot at stake as the ultimate winner at this stage gets automatic qualification for the Olympic games in France later this year.

Not at the showpiece since 2008, the Super falcons moved closer, winning the first leg with a 1-0 margin.

The result saw players from Banyana camp notably Tigres forward, Thembi Kgatlana highlight that the pitch facilities at home could power them over the nine-time Africa champions.

In history, the case has been different whenever South Africa plays the Falcons on home soil, dating back 1995 when the hosts were humiliated in a 7-1 scoreline by the West Africans.

Nigeria, has never suffered defeat in the foreign territory, a record that favors Waldrum’s side.

The titanic battle is slated to take place at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria.

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