–On Wednesday in Abuja
President Goodluck Jonathan will receive the victorious African women’s champions, Super Falcons at the federal executive council meeting on Wednesday.
Minister of sports and chairman of National Sports Commission, Tammy Danagogo divulged this when he met with the Super Falcons before they beat the Lionesses of Cameroon 2-0 in the final of the African Women Championship.
According to the minister, a proposal has been sent to Mr. President to receive the team at FEC meeting on Wednesday, noting that he is quite sure Mr. President will be looking forward to meeting the Falcons on their return as he praised the girls for doing Nigeria proud in Namibia.
“I know it is not just going to be a presidential hand shake alone because he likes to appreciate those who do the country proud in any sector of national endeavour. Just get the job done and leave the rest” the minister stated.
Meanwhile, the Super Falcons are expected to depart Windhoek for Johannesburg by 2pm on Sunday and depart for Lagos by 11pm and will spend the night in Lagos.
The Minister also divulged during the victory dinner at the Nigerian House Windhoek that arriving Lagos the team will be welcomed by the Lagos community, where they will spend a night. They will then leave for Abuja on Tuesday where they will be hosted by the National Sports Commission (NSC) before the team meets with Mr President on Wednesday.