In over 20 years since the inception of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, the Falcons have dominated the continent every edition, save in 2008 and 2012, when Equatorial Guinea won.
The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has congratulated the gallant Falcons for their brave heroics that has helped Nigeria retain its place in African football, and also make history as the only women’s team in the world to win a continental title nine times.
The Falcons arrive Abuja from a successful Ghana AWCON 2018 Campaign. pulse.ng
“I want to congratulate and also thank you once again for what you did on Saturday, making us all proud. You see, you displayed the quintessential Nigerian spirit.
“You showed that the Nigerian flag strengthened you and that is why, even during the extra time, you were not tired.I visited the team at their Starview Hotel, Abuja, in the company of the NFF General Secretary, Sanusi Mohammed and Head of Women Football, Ruth David.”
Pinnick added that alongside the President, some Governors and a couple of the federation’s sponsors have all lined up to specially host the Falcons for claiming the 2018 AWCON crown.
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