“I Am Child of the Soil Where Charm Is a Thing”: Nigerian Star Breaks Silence over Voodoo Fight

“I Am Child of the Soil Where Charm Is a Thing”: Nigerian Star Breaks Silence over Voodoo Fight

  • A voodoo charm sparked a fight between the Nigerian and Cameroonian women's national teams in a recent match
  • A Cameroonian player tried to remove the charm from the goalkeeper's net, but faced resistance from the Nigerian side
  • The Super Falcons star Deborah Abiodun spoke about the incident in a post-match press conference, saying that it was a distraction

A heated clash erupted between the Nigerian and Cameroonian women's national football teams in a recent match, after a mysterious voodoo charm was alleged to have been discovered at the goalkeeper's net.

One of the Cameroonian players appeared to have attempted to touch the net and break the charm, but was met with fierce opposition from the Nigerian players, who might have believed it was a sign of good luck.

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Deborah spoke about the voodoo claim. Photo credit: @footballbuffet/TikTok
Source: TikTok

The situation escalated into a physical brawl that had to be stopped by the referee. The Super Falcons star, Deborah Abiodun, addressed the media after the match and explained how they dealt with the incident.

In a video shared by @footballbuffet, she said that it was a minor distraction that they quickly put behind them and focused on their game plan.

Best in Africa

James Christabel, a female footballer and referee spoke briefly about the Super Falcons overall performance as a team:

“I hope they keep at this form. They are the best in the African women football community. And I believe their formation is impeccable. If they continue like this, they will continue to make the country proud.”

Watch the video below:

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Nigeria's Super falcons defeat Cameroon in 2024 Olympic qualifier

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Super Falcons of Nigeria have defeated the Cameroonian female national team in a Paris Olympics qualifier at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

Esther Okoronkwo breaks the deadlock to hand Nigeria the victory from a goalmouth scramble in the 14th minute.

This was disclosed via the Super Falcons X page (formerly known as Twitter) @NGSuper_Falcons.

Super Falcons, Cameroon clash ends in stalemate

In another related story, Legit.ng reported that the Super Falcons secured a goalless draw against Cameroon in a Paris Olympics qualifier in Douala. The following match would take place in Abuja on Monday.

The victors will proceed to a final playoff against the winners of the South Africa versus Tanzania match for a spot in this year's Olympics. The reigning African champions, South Africa, dominated the first leg in Tanzania, securing a 3-0 victory.

Source: Legit.ng

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