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Banyana Captain Hails Super Falcons After AWCON Triumph

Banyana Captain Hails Super Falcons After AWCON Triumph

 

Banyana Banyana of South Africa captain Janine Van Wyk has congratulated the Super Falcons following their victory against Cameroon in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Florence Omagbemi side survived long spells of pressure from the hosts to win the tie 1-0 following a late strike by Desire Oparanozie.

Van Wyk also consoled the hosts for their efforts in the competition.

"Congratulations Nigeria on being crowned African champions once again. Unlucky Cameroon, great tournament. You ladies played well," she wrote on her Twitter handle moments after the final.

The Super Falcons have won the competition a record 10 times, eight times in the tournament format.

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