Women’s World Cup: Buhari Reacts To Falcons’ Defeat Of South Korea

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons, for defeating South Korea 2-0 on Wednesday to revive their hopes of reaching the knock-out phase of the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup in France.

The Falcons, who had lost 3-0 to Norway in their Group A opener on Saturday, June 8, went in front through D Y KIM’s own goal in the 29th minute, before forward Asisat Oshoala scored a delightful second in the 75th minute to seal the win.

The President took to his Twitter page to celebrate the team.

“I’m pleased I was able to watch the Super Falcons match against South Korea, after the Democracy Day Lunch. Congratulations to the Team and Coaching Crew. A well-deserved win on a very special day for Nigeria. We are all proud of your victory,” he tweeted.

With this win, Nigeria has joined Norway on three points.



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