Facts have emerged that the Super Falcons of Nigeria refused to train on Thursday as they embarked on a protest over unpaid allowances and match bonuses before and during 2022 WAFCON.
Randy Waldrum’s side is also yet to receive their bonuses at the ongoing 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco.
The team put the loss to Morocco behind them as they were seen swimming and having fun at their hotel in Casablanca, Morocco the venue of their third place match against the Zambia senior female national team.
The encounter will take place at Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca.
Recall that the Super Falcons have staged a protest of this magnitude in times past.
The players protested over unpaid bonuses after their exit from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
They refused to leave their hotel demanding that their unpaid bonuses from 2016 be settled.
The Super Falcon’s hope of winning the 10th WAFCON was dashed when they lost to Morocco by 5-4 on Penalties to book a place with the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in the third place.
However, Nigeria has already qualified for the Women FIFA WorldCup billed to hold in Australia in 2023.