WOMEN’S W’CUP: Super Falcons Eliminated, Nigerians Hail Them

Nigerians has hailed the Super Falcons on Monday, as they got eliminated from the ongoing 2023 FIFA Women’s Word Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Nigerians give kudos to Super Falcons across social media on Monday as they played 0-0 full-time with England.

Sadly, the ladies got eliminated after the qualification was decided by penalty shoot-outs.

Few of the personalities who hailed the Super Falcons includes; President Bola Tinubu; Atiku Abubakar and Dr Bukola Saraki.

Super Falcons were defeated by England in the Round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup via a penalty shoot-out after the match ended in a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes.

Desire Oparanozie and Michelle Alozie’s lost penalties which made England won 4-2 in the penalty shoot-out.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu said the Falcons’ efforts against England cannot go unnoticed.

He shared a picture of the Super Falcons on his Twitter handle captioned, “ I must commend the effort by our Super Falcons #NGSuper_Falcons at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Your brilliant performance did not go unnoticed despite the final outcome. You made Nigeria proud on the global stage!”

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar also give kudos to Super Falcons on his Twitter handle.


Atiku tweeted, “We may have lost to England in a penalty shootout, but the @NGSuper_Falcons have every reason to hold their heads high. I still have no regrets about skipping my breakfast for this game. #ENGNGR #FIFAWWC –AA.”

Bukola Saraki also tweeted, “Despite the heartbreak of the penalty shootout, I am proud of the Super Falcons for their incredible journey in the #FIFAWWC. And you, @NGSuper_Falcons, should be proud of what you have achieved. #ENGNGA.”

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Other Nigerians also expressed their confidence and optimism in the team.

A tweep, The Town crier said, “Congratulations to the girls despite the bad officiating and other irregularities. We are proud of them and proud of Nigeria. Kudos.

Another, Mohammed Soliu, said, “It was a heartbreaking game but we are proud of the Falcons and the technical team. Better days are ahead. Keep the flag waving.

“You’re loved guys, you have displayed the sportsmanship spirit in you. Despite the outcome of the penalty, we still salute your efforts,” Abdulrasaq Saheed wrote.

Sunday Basmigboye opined, “Well done to our Queens for a job well done. Respect and kudos to you all. Gone are those days when they can just run our team over. You can only get better and better that’s for sure

President Ikemba said, “Our girls fought with all it took but we are hopeful the next edition comes through for them. They deserve it. Congratulations champs.

A lot of other Nigerians also congratulate the girls for their effort in the world cup campaign.

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