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FIFA U -20 Women’s World Cup Jonathan congratulates Falconets


FIFA U -20 Women's World Cup Jonathan congratulates FalconetsPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday congratulated Nigeria’s Under-20 female football team, the Falconets on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA tournament in Canada.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the President applauded the Falconets’ scintillating 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, Jonathan urged them to put in their 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.



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