Governor Orji Congratulates Super Falcons For Winning AWC 2014Latest News, News, Sports, Uncategorized Monday, October 27th, 2014
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Umuahia
Abia state sports loving governor, Theodore Orji has congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria for winning the African Women Championship cup for the record seventh-time.
The super Falcons defeated the Lionesses of Cameron 2-0 to emerge overall winners of the 9th edition of the Championship played on Sunday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia
The governor, in a press statement issued by his chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, thanked the seventh-time African champions for doing Nigeria proud.
He added that their deserving victory over Cameroun showed that the players trained very hard for the championship.
According to him, the indomitable spirit of the players coupled with their courage contributed immensely to all the victories the team recorded during the competition.
He called on the football authorities and handlers of the Super Falcons to ensure that the players are kept together for future tournaments especially as they qualified for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup that will take place between 6th June-5th July in Canada.
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