Regardless of not making it to the finals within the ongoing twelfth AWCON in Morocco, the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Improvement, Mr. Sunday Dare says the Tremendous Falcons “are our champions and Nigeria is Pleased with you”.
These had been the phrases of Sports activities Minister Sunday Dare as he salutes the Falcons for his or her gallantry and spirited play after their sport in opposition to the Moroccan feminine staff within the second Semi-finals of the African Ladies’s Cup of Nations.
Whereas eulogizing the Tremendous Falcons staff Dare stated, “your resilience, character, and administration of the sport should be recommended. I salute your doggedness, dedication and combating spirit for holding the Moroccans in entrance of over 45,000 capability crowd you might have as soon as once more displayed the by no means say die perspective of true Nigerians”.
“Even when all the way down to 9 gamers after these crimson playing cards, you held your individual, you might be our champions. Nigeria is pleased with you.” He stated.
“It was a match I adopted very keenly and I’m so proud you displayed the Nigerian spirit. I’m pleased with this staff, even in defeat”.
The 9 instances champions bowed out gallantly with pleasure, shedding 4-5 on penalties to hosts Morocco, after taking part in about 60 minutes of the sport with 9 gamers as midfielder Halimatu Ayinde and star striker Rasheedat Ajibade got the marching order for harmful play.
The Tremendous Falcons will now sq. up in opposition to the She-polopolo of Zambia on Friday, July twenty second within the third place match of the event.
The Tremendous Falcons have already certified for FIFA ladies’s world cup.