France 2019: Dennerby Expects Tough Test Against South Korea –

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                    <div class="post-body-inner">Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby is expecting a tough encounter against South Korea in Wednesday’s Group A clash at the FIFA Women’s World Cup,  reports 

The African champions fell to a 3-0 defeat against Norway in their first game last Saturday at the Stade Auguite Delaune, Reims.

South Korea on the other hand were thrashed 4-0 by hosts France in the competition’s opening game.

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While reflecting on the team’s unfortunate loss in Reims, the 59-year-old coach, who is upbeat about a Round of 16 place, insists beating the South Koreans remain their top priority for now.

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“First of all, we have to focus on winning our next game against South Korea because if we don’t have three points, then we are totally out,” Dennerby told a news conference on Tuesday.

“So, we want to win this game and I know it is the same situation as South Korea. Definitely, it’s going to be a battle.

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“I’m still confident that if we can bring our good performances against Norway to this game, we have a really good chance.

“We know that South Korea is a skilful team with very good passing play and quick players with good buildup play.

“We definitely respect them and will to come the game with a lot of humility. I feel if we use our best strength, power and speed that we really have a good chance.”

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Wednesday encounter at the Stade des Alpes, Grenoble will kick-off at 2pm Nigerian time.

By Adeboye Amosu

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