The Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth, Sunday Dare, has saluted the gallant and spirited play of Nigeria’s Tremendous Falcons after their sport in opposition to the Moroccan feminine group within the second Semi-final of the African Girls’s Cup of Nations.
Eulogising the Tremendous Falcons group Dare mentioned, “Your resilience, character, and administration of the sport have to be recommended. I salute your doggedness, dedication and preventing spirit. For holding the Moroccans in entrance of over 45,000 capability crowd you might have as soon as once more displayed the by no means say die perspective of true Nigerians.
“Even when all the way down to 9 gamers after these purple playing cards, you held your individual. You’re our champions. Nigeria is pleased with you.
“It was a match I adopted very keenly and I’m so proud you displayed the Nigerian spirit. I’m pleased with this group, even in defeat.”
The 9 occasions champions bowed out gallantly with pleasure, dropping 4-5 on penalties to hosts Morocco, after enjoying majority of the sport with 9 gamers as midfielder Halimatu Ayinde and striker Rasheedat Ajibade got the marching order for perceived harmful play.
The Tremendous Falcons will sq. up with the She-polopolo of Zambia on Friday, July 22, 2022 within the third place match of the event.