The Tremendous Falcons of Nigeria on Thursday night in Morroco picked one of many 4 computerized World Cup tickets accessible on the ongoing African Girls Cup of Nations event.
The Falcons defeated one of many event favourites, Cameroon by a lone purpose within the quarterfinals determined immediately.
In the meantime, Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth Sunday Dare has congratulated Nigeria’s senior ladies’s nationwide soccer workforce, the Tremendous Falcons for selecting a ticket to subsequent 12 months’s FIFA Girls World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand.
Dare whereas celebrating the feat, urged the workforce to now go all out and ‘add the icing to the cake’ by successful the event for the tenth time.
“You(Tremendous Falcons) have by no means missed out of any FIFA Girls World Cup finals. I have fun you for holding to your excessive requirements by qualifying for subsequent 12 months’s occasion in Australia and New Zealand”.
“That is heartwarming and you’ve got made yourselves and Nigerians proud. I congratulate you, your coaches, the NFF and all Nigerians who’ve proven good will and help to the workforce”.
“Whereas celebrating this world cup ticket, let me urge to perform a little extra. Win your subsequent recreation and the one after it and you may be the queens of African soccer for the tenth time,” Dare mentioned.
Up subsequent, the Tremendous Falcons will tackle the hosts, Morocco within the semifinals of the competitors.
Morocco made historical past yesterday when the nation turned the primary North African Feminine Senior Nationwide workforce to qualify for the ladies’s world cup.