FIFA ban: Falode begs for Falconets




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The coordinator Nigerian women’s teams, Aisha Falode has appealed the persons involved in the ongoing face- between FIFA and Nigeria sheath their swords for the sake the women’s teams due represent the country at the globe.
The Falconets are due represent at next month’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada while the Super Falcons campaign at the African Women’s Championship (AWC) in Windhoek, Namibia later in October as the draw holds Saturday, July 19.
The 2014 AWC in Namibia doubles as qualifiers for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada as the three top sides earn the automatic tickets to represent at the quadrennial football showpiece.
However, FIFA had set aside yesterday and later July 17 as deadline for Nigeria to return the sacked elected NFF board or risk further that see the women’s teams forfeit their places in their respective competitions.
Falode said will be a disservice to the women’s teams and to lose their places in the competitions account the avoidable face-.[eap_ad_2]
“I’m passionately appealing to the persons involved in the recent FIFA suspension of Nigeria from its activities to have a change of mind and save the careers of the women’s teams that are almost going under except something urgent is done to stave the impending FIFA stiffer .
“I appeal especially the litigant, Mrs. Baribote, the minister, the National Commission, other stakeholders to come back to the round table to discuss the way out of the impasse.
“The Falconets have to Thursday, July 17 to confirm or they will be permanently out of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
“I’m aware South is standby to take the Falconets spot should the face-off go unresolved by July 17.
“This will be inhumane and unfair as will ruin their careers as well as nail their source of livelihood,” said Falode.[eap_ad_3]