Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon goalkeeper, Michaely Bihina is optimistic her side can beat fierce rivals Nigeria in their 2024 Olympic Games third round qualifier.

The two teams will clash in the first leg tonight at the Stade de la Reunification, Douala.

The reverse fixture is billed for the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja next week Monday.


The Indomitable Lionesses and Super Falcons have met 10 times in the past, with just wins for the former.

Bihina, however, stated that the teams’ head-to-head record matters little this time around.

“Personally, I’m calm. We know that Nigeria are a great team, but we have what it takes to accomplish our mission” the Racing Power FC of Portugal goalie told

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“Our training sessions have been going well and the belief is there. Now it’s up to us to execute what we’ve worked on during our preparations.


The 20-year-old also highlighted the factors that could favour her side in the double header.

“Firstly, our squad, which is a mix of youth and experience. Bit by bit, things are coming together; we’re developing understandings and making our build-up play second nature, while also perfecting more and more the tactical formations put in place by our coach Jean-Baptiste Bisseck,”added Bihina.

“Secondly, I’d say the fact that we’re all motivated. We’ve frequently been unlucky in our games against Nigeria, so now it’s time for that to change.”