Published On: Thu, Aug 21st, 2014

Under-20 Female World Cup: Jonathan Hails Falconets’ Victory Over North Korea

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President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigeria’s under-20 female football team, the Falconets on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA tournament in Canada.

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said in a statement that “the President applauds the Falconets’ scintillating display which earned them a 6-2 victory in Wednesday’s semi-final encounter with North Korea as well as their very commendable performance in earlier matches.

“As the Falconets prepare for the final match of the tournament against Germany on Sunday, President Jonathan urges them to put in their very best effort to win the under-20 Female World Cup for Nigeria and Africa for the first time in the history of the competition.

“He assures the girls and their handlers of the full support of the Federal Government and the prayers of all Nigerians for their triumph on Sunday.”

 

 

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