The First Lady of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has hosted the Super Falcons at the State House in Abuja a week after the players’ exit from the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s wife received some of the players, their technical team and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) today.
According to her, the girls displayed dedication, resilience, team spirit with the zeal and strength that defines Nigeria.
The Nigerian side reached the 2023 Women’s World Cup round of 16 but narrowly lost to England’s Lionesses on penalties.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu also said that the players represented Nigeria well on the global stage, noting that the world noticed their dexterity.
On her part, the captain of the team, Onome Ebi promised that the team would continue to press on relentlessly to ensure they make the country very proud on the football field.
In his remarks, the President of the NFF, Ibrahim Gusau, thanked the First Lady for the warm reception and assured her that the players would continue to give good and qualitative representation to the country.