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Sports Minister Hails Super Falcons Over 2019 World Cup Qualification

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has hailed  Nigeria’s Super Falcons for picking one of the three 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup tickets billed for France.

The Super Falcons defeated the Lionesses of Cameroon 4-2 on penalties after the match ended goalless in extra time to also advance to the final of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations at the  Accra Sport Stadium In Ghana and also a World Cup ticket .

Barrister Dalung congratulated the players for their hard fought victory describing the game as a nail biting semifinals.

“The match went into extra time and penalties and that showed how difficult it was for the girls to achieve success. The Super Falcons were determined and disciplined and qualified for the final through hard work, team work and  their doggedness.

“I am happy with the team and the technical crew for putting Nigeria on the global map once again with their qualification for the World Cup next year. However, the final test comes on Saturday when they play the last and decisive game. They have won this competition a record eight times and I have no doubt that they will bring back the trophy to Nigeria for keeps.”

Barrister Dalung is currently in Tokyo Japan attending a ‘Country Meeting’ with Tokyo 2020 organizers, where countries are expected to make final decisions on their participation at the next Olympics.

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Ola John is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong supporter of Arsenal FC.

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