Nigeria’s female national team, the Super Falcons has been commended on their victory over Teranga Lionesses of Senegal.
The Super Falcons defeated the Senegalese Women National team 2-0 in the last qualification match played in Abuja on Tuesday.
The Super Falcons who moved ahead on 3- 1 aggregate, having played a 1-1 draw during the first leg encounter in Dakar four days ago also qualified for the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations.
Globacom in a press statement in Lagos yesterday commended the Super Falcons for beating the Senegalese and ensuring that Nigeria will be represented at the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations holding in Cameroun.
The two goals were scored in the second half the match played at the National Stadium in Abuja.
“We commend the fighting spirit and determination the team demonstrated in the match against Senegal and we believe Nigeria will stand out at the AWC. The team has the character and pedigree to achieve the ultimate goal of picking the gold medal in Cameroun,” the statement said.
Globacom added that, “The Super Falcons should start preparations in earnest and work towards another victorious outing in Cameroun to consolidate their position as the number one women team in Africa.”
The next generation network gave kudos to the Florence Omagbemi-led coaching crew, and urged both the crew and the team to work hard and evolve the right strategy to ensure that the team comes top at the forthcoming African Women Nations Cup.
Globacom is the official telecommunications partner of the Nigerian Football Federation and the major sponsor of the Nigerian national teams