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Obaseki hails Super Falcons for 3-2 triumph over Australia

26 Jul 2023


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has congratulated Nigeria’s national women football team, Super Falcons, for the 3-2 victory over co-hosts, Australia in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

The governor, in a statement, said: “It was a nerve-wracking end to an intriguing encounter, but our amazing Super Falcons emerged victorious? Congratulations to our girls for earning a hard-fought three points against the Australian Matildas, who were the bookies’ favorite for the match.

“We are proud of our girls and will be rooting for them as they go for another victory in their next game against Ireland, and secure a place in the knockout phases of the Women's World Cup.”

Goals from Uchenna Kanu, Osinachi Ohale, and Asisat Oshoala secured the win for Super Falcons at Suncorp Stadium.

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