Falcons, France friendly excites Okobi

Super Falcons player Ngozi Okobi, is excited about the team's proposed friendly against their French counterparts in Paris.

Okobi who plies her trade with the Swedish side Vittsjo GIK said it was a big step for the team.

" I am happy because  it is one thing the team has been waiting for, so I will call it a big one for us.

" I am also hopeful that more friendlies likes this comes and a good coach for us before the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), " she said.

The Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) announced on Thursday that the team will take on France on April 4, 2018.

Since clinching their eightieth AWCON trophy in 2016, the Nigeria senior female national team has gone without a game and gaffer.