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Ebi Delights in Making History with Record-Breaking World Cup Appearance

Onome Ebi

Super Falcons captain Onome Ebi is relishing her sixth appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The 40-year-old veteran is set to play for the Nigerian Women’s team at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will run from July 20 to August 20.

The Super Falcons will take on Canada on Friday, July 21 in their first game at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

Ebi rejoiced about her achievement on her official Twitter handle.

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“6th coming through in 4 days. Let’s do this together 🇳🇬⚽🤗💪🙏. Don’t fight or question what hard work, dedication, consistency, and grace can make you achieve. Luck or politics, as most people say, can never get you this far in sports. Don’t allow anyone to deceive u😁❤.”

Ebi has scored three goals in 107 games for the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

She is the first African footballer to play in five FIFA World Cups and she is about to appear in a record-extending sixth showpiece.

The Super Falcons are in Group B alongside hosts Australia, the Republic of Ireland, and Canada.

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The Super Falcons have participated in all FIFA Women’s World Cups since its inception in China in 1991.

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