FIFA Women’s World Cup: Nigerians in SA hail Super Falcons.

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By Peter Ejiofor

London, Aug. 1,  2023 – As Nigerians celebrate the Super Falcons’ qualification to the Round of 16 in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Nigerian community in South Africa has commended the team, saying: “We are proud of their good outing so far’’.

Playing in Group B, the Super Falcons drew 0-0 with Olympic Champions, Canada, defeated co-host, Australia 3-2 and drew 0-0 with the Republic of Ireland on Sunday in their last group match.

The Super Falcons finished second in the group with five points to book a place in the round of 16.

“On behalf of the Nigerian community in South Africa, we congratulate the Super Falcons for achieving this feat.

“We commend the team for their fighting spirit, dedication and desire to achieve good results, Mrs Doris Ikeri-Solarin, Acting President of Nigerian Union, South Africa,’’ said in a statement.

Solarin said in Pretoria on Monday that Nigerians in South Africa were proud of the girls for their fine outings in the World Cup.

“We happy that you have done Nigeria and indeed, Africa proud in the World Cup. We urge you to remain focused and committed in your remaining games,’’ she said.

Solarin said Nigerians in South Africa would join those at home to continue praying for the success of the Super Falcons in the World Cup.

“We are proud of you. Please, keep our flag flying high. With hard work and dedication, we are sure of more victories. Congratulations once again,’’ she said. (GBN)

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