Leadership (Abuja)

7 November 2012

South Africa/Nigeria: Glo Tasks Falcons Over South Africa

Photo: SA Info
South Africa women's national senior socccer Banyana Banyana to play in AWC finals against Equatorial Guinea.

Globacom has urged the Super Falcons to work towards retaining the African Women Championship trophy as they confront South Africa in one of the semi final matches today in Equatorial Guinea.

The national telecoms operator in a press statement in Lagos yesterday commended the team for its outstanding performances in which it outclassed all its group opponents, thus amassing nine maximum points to qualify for the semi-finals in the process.

Globacom advised the team not to rest on its oars as it faces the Banyana Banyana of South Africa adding that the players should concentrate and play with determination to qualify for the finals.

The Super Falcons have won six of the seven African Women Championship tournaments since its inception in 1998, conceding only the 2008 edition to the host, Equatorial Guinea.

The Coach of the team, Kadiri Ikhana expressing optimism ahead of this clash said. "We are ready for any team at this championship. My girls are highly motivated with the Nigerian Football Federation having fulfilled the pledge to improve their winning bonus. They loved it and are raring to go", Ikhana said.

The eight edition of African Women Championship will be rounded off in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

Globacom is the Major Partner of Nigeria Football Federation and official sponsor of Nigerian National teams.

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