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.