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Women’s World Cup: First Lady Remi Tinubu Hails Super Falcons’ Performance Despite Loss To England 

She said she’s proud of the girls, who played their hearts out in the Round of 16 encounter.

Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has hailed the Super Falcons for their superb performance in their match against the Lioness of England team on Monday.

Mrs Tinubu, in a release issued by her media adviser, Bisola Kukoyi, said she is very proud of the girls, who played their hearts out in the Round of 16 encounter at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in New Zealand/Australia .

The First Lady who watched the match with the wife of the Vice President, Hajia Nana Shettima, and the wife of Senate President, Ekaette Akpabio, described the match as a tension-soaked encounter, saying the Nigerian girls were no push overs. 

According to her,  the only thing the England side had going for them was simply luck, emphasizing that she is indeed very proud of the performance of the Super Falcons.

The First Lady said she would be waiting to receive them as true heroes on their return home.

The Super Falcons lost 4-2 on penalties to their England counterparts at the end of regulation time and extra time at the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup Tournament.

Deji Elumoye in Abuja

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