President Bola Tinubu has reacted after the Super Falcons of Nigeria were knocked out of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
He commended them for their bravery and performance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
CEOARFICA had earlier reported European champions England defeated nine-time Africa Cup of Nation winners Nigeria on penalties for a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing tournament.
The Super Falcons held the European champions to a goalless draw for 120 minutes until the Nigerian team lost to the English side 4-2 on penalties.
Reacting in a tweet via his verified Twitter handle on Monday, President Tinubu commended the team for their effort despite crashing out of the Women’s World Cup.
The Nigerian leader said the brilliant performance of the team did not go unnoticed despite the final outcome, adding that the players have made Nigeria proud on the global stage.
He wrote: “I must commend the effort by our Super Falcons @NGSuper_Falcons at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Your brilliant performance did not go unnoticed despite the final outcome. You made Nigeria proud on the global stage!”