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Buhari Salutes Falcons For “Sweet Victory” As AWCON Champions Arrive

Buhari Salutes Falcons For “Sweet Victory” As AWCON Champions Arrive

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special congratulatory message to the Super Falcons on their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations success on Saturday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Nigerian ladies defied a vociferous 40,000-strong crowd to defeat Cameroun 1-0 on their home soil in Yaounde to claim a 10th AWCON title (eighth in the tournament format).
President Buhari tweeted his congratulations to the Super Falcons, who have another major football trophy for Nigeria under his presidency.
“Very sweet and well-deserved victory for the Super Falcons, African champions for the 8th time. Congratulations to the Team, & to Nigeria,” Buhari tweeted on Sunday morning.
Meanwhile, the team returned to Nigeria on Sunday, the day after their triumph.
The contingent arrived at the Lagos airport on Sunday morning to a heroes’ reception by Nigerians at the airport.

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