Ahead of their second group march against the host country, Australia, on Thursday, President Bola Tinubu has charged the Super Falcons to continue to exemplify Nigeria’s spirit of determination and excellence.
President Tinubu gave the charge in a statement by his Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communication and Strategy, Mr Dele Alake, on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the President, who acknowledged the brilliant performance the team displayed in their opening game against Canada, encouraged them to continue showing brilliance on and off the pitch, serving as worthy ambassadors of the nation.
“On behalf of all Nigerians, President Bola Tinubu extends best wishes to the Super Falcons as they prepare to face Australia in their second group match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand.
“The President, like other football-loving Nigerians, takes immense pride in the Super Falcons’ impressive performance in the opening match against Canada, a formidable opponent and the reigning Olympic Champion.
“He firmly believes that the upcoming match on Thursday will be a thrilling encounter that will culminate in victory for the Nigerian team.
“Acknowledging the Super Falcons’ remarkable achievements as a dominant force in women’s football in Africa, President Tinubu is confident that the blending of new talents with seasoned veterans will propel Nigeria’s success in women’s football to even greater heights in this tournament.