21 May 2019

Nigeria: Super Falcons Have Learnt to Fight - Dennerby

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Super Falcons of Nigeria (file photo).

Super Falcons Head Coach, Thomas Dennerby has praised the fighting spirit of his team while expressing his thoughts on the comeback feat of the Falcons against host nation Cote d'Ivoire in the final of the WAFU Cup on Saturday.

He stated this when the newly -crowned WAFU Cup winners received at their Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja abode the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, Director of Competitions, Mr. Bola Oyeyode and Director of Communications, Mr. Ademola Olajire.

African champions Nigeria departed the shores of the country on Monday for Austria, where they will set up a two -week residential camping before flying to France for the 8th FIFA Women's World Cup taking place from 7th June - 7th July 2019.

"Scoring the equalizer in the very last minute of time-added-on showed the never-say-die, never-give-up attitude of the Super Falcons and I really, really love that. It means that this team has learnt to fight till the last second of every game and that spirit will be massive for us at the World Cup

"I want to thank the NFF for their huge support to the team since the team qualified for the World Cup, with all the friendly tournaments and campings that we have had. We will go to France to give our best effort."

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