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OUR LADIES, OUR PRIDE! Atiku, Shehu Sani, Fela Durotoye, Nigerians congratulate Super Falcons on Ninth AWCON title

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OUR LADIES, OUR PRIDE! Atiku, Shehu Sani, Fela Durotoye, Nigerians congratulate Super Falcons on Ninth AWCON title

Football enthusiasts and well-meaning Nigerians have congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria for defeating the Bayana Bayana of South Africa in the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations.

The Falcons won this year’s competition, 4-3, on penalties after Falcons goalkeeper, Tochukwu Oluehi, saved South Africa’s final spot kick.

Onome Ebi missed Nigeria’s first spot-kick as her shot hit the upright while Ngozi Ebere, Rita Chikwelu, Veronica Ihezuo and Chinaza Uchendu scored the Falcons subsequent penalties.

Taking to social media to celebrate, the Peoples Democratic Party, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, congratulated the Falcons on their win and said they have made the Nation proud.

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With the win, Nigeria has now reached a record ninth continental crown, defending the title they won in Cameroon last year.

Others who congratulated the Super Falcons were Senator Shehu Sani, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Fela Durotoye, Governor Ifeanyi Okowo, Personal assistant to Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmaad, Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, amongst others.

With the win, the victorious Falcons have already qualified to represent Africa at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France

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See some congratulatory tweets:

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