'I'm doing everything I can' - Ini Umotong eyes Women's World Cup outing with Nigeria

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The Brighton forward was part of the Super Falcons' trip to Cyprus and she is determined to make the country's squad to France.

Ini Umotong is eyeing a dream back-to-back Women's World Cup outing with Nigeria as they prepare for France 2019.

The 24-year-old made her international debut for Nigeria against Mali in an All African Games qualifier on March 22, 2015 and also made the squad to the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.

The Brighton star, who opened her international account in the Super Falcons 3-0 win over Romania in China on January 20 has featured in all six pre-World Cup friendlies so far in 2019.

 And the excited forward has reflected on her international journey, while expressing her determination to fulfill his dreams of making the final squad to France in June.

“It was a really good outing at the Cyprus Women's Cup," Umotong told The Argus.

“It was a great opportunity, great experience and we had four competitive games to help us prepare for the Women's World Cup.

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“I played three games and I think I was happy how it went. I gelled well with the team and feel more of a part of the system and how the coach wants us to play.

“That’s the goal. I want to be on that final list. I have no idea whether I will make it but I’m doing everything I can."

 

 

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