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Women’s World Cup: Atiku hails Super Falcons over victory against Australia
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Thu, 27 Jul 2023   ||   Nigeria,

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has hailed the Super Falcons of Nigeria for beating Australia in a 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup tie.

Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Thursday defeated Australia 3-2 in a 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup tie at the Suncorp Stadium.

Recall that Emily van Egmond scored for Australia in the first half before Uchenna Kanu equalized for Nigeria before half-time.

Osinachi Ohale and Asisat Oshoala both scored for Nigeria in the second half before Alanna Kennedy scored a late consolation goal for Australia.

Reacting, Atiku, in a tweet on his Twitter handle said the Super Falcons’ victory encapsulates what Nigerians can do as a people and country when they work together as one.

He tweeted, “Bravo, Super Falcons, @NGSuper_Falcons! Your remarkable victory brilliantly encapsulates what we can do as a people and a country when we work together as one.”

The Super Eagles will now face the Republic of Ireland in their last group game next Monday.


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