Super Falcons Get Presidential Welcome

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been celebrated with a reception at the Nigerian State House in Abuja.

The First Lady, Oluremi hosted the lady football players.

The First lady who received some of the players, their technical team and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF says the girls displayed dedication, resilience, team spirit with the zeal and strength that defines Nigeria.

She paid glowing tribute to all the players who she says have represented Nigeria on the global stage, noting that the world took notice of the dexterity of the players.

In his remarks, the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau thanked the First Lady for the warm reception and assured that the players would continue to give good and qualitative representation to the country.

The captain of the team, Onome Ebi, said the team worked very hard and tirelessly to bring home the coveted FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy back home. She promised that the team would continue to press on relentlessly to ensure they make the country very proud on the football field.

The First Lady received the players with the wife of the Vice President, Hajia Nana Shettima and wife of the Senate President Mrs Ekaette Akpabio.

The Women’s World Cup 2023 is taking place in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20; first Women’s World Cup to feature 32 teams competing in eight groups.



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