President Jonathan Hails Falconets’ World Cup Performance

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Updated August 21, 2014

The Nigerian PFalconetsresident, 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.

The President applauded the Falconets’ brilliant 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 urged 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 assured the girls and their handlers of the full support of the Federal Government and the prayers of all Nigerians for their triumph on Sunday.