First Lady tasks Super Falcons to win World Cup


The First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, through her representative, Betta Edu, the APC National Women Leader, urged the Super Falcons to strive for victory in the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand.

During a dinner held in Abuja, she emphasized the importance of Nigeria’s participation in the tournament and expressed the desire for the team to bring home the coveted cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place from July 20 to August 20.

The First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, emphasized the unifying power of football in Nigeria and called on the Super Falcons to work hard and meet the expectations of the Nigerian people. S

he stressed the importance of teamwork and unity among the players, urging them to play together and surpass their previous achievements.

She expressed confidence in the team’s abilities and promised to personally receive the team when they bring the World Cup home. She encouraged the players to give their best and assured them of the support and attention of the Nigerian population during the tournament.

Ibrahim Gusau, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), expressed his gratitude to the Federal Government for their support of the team.

He acknowledged that football is a powerful unifying force worldwide and has contributed to enhancing Nigeria’s national image while reducing youth involvement in criminal activities. Gusau encouraged the coaches to demonstrate utmost commitment, as they would be held accountable for the team’s performance.

The dinner was attended by various dignitaries, including the deputy governor of Edo State, sports administrators, and members of the diplomatic corps. It is worth noting that the Nigerian national women’s soccer team, the Super Falcons, has participated in every FIFA Women’s World Cup since its inception in 1991, making them one of only seven national teams to achieve this feat.

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