Canada 2014: Jonathan Urges Super Falconets To Defeat GermansFeatured, Latest News Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
In the final match of the 2014 FIFA U-20 women world cup holding in Canada, President Goodluck Jonathan has encouraged the victorious super falconets to go all out on Sunday to beat the German team.
He spoke with the captain of the team, Patience Okaeme, top scorer, Asisat Oshoala, Assistant Captain, Deborah Okoye, Courtney Dike, Uchechi Sunday, the delegation leader,Chief Felix Anyansi Agwu, and the Head Coach Peter Dedevbo.
“You have done very well by getting to the final. I urge you to crown your efforts with ultimate victory tomorrow (Sunday) by playing with the greatest possible artistry, discipline, determination and patriotic zeal.
“I look forward to receiving you at the Presidential Villa with the winners’ trophy and you can be assured of the immense gratitude of the Federal Government and the very appreciative people of Nigeria,” Jonathan stated.
To reach the final of the competition, Super Falconets were on slow start by playing 1-1 draw with Mexico, defeated Korea Republic 2-1 and England 2-1 in the group stage.
However, they were on fire at the knockout stage by overpowering New Zealand 4-1 and thrashed Korea DPR 6-2.
Sunday’s final is a rematch of the 2010 final in which German girls defeated Falconets 2-0 to lift the cup on their home soil.
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