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Super Falcons to Arrive in Nigeria Saturday

Super Falcons to Arrive in Nigeria Saturday

–Ordega, Dike, Nwabuoku, Umotong Depart For Bases  

The Nigerian women's national team, Super Falcons, will return to the country this weekend after their elimination from the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Canada.

The Nigeria Football Federation official website informs that the team, which lost its last group match 1-0 to the United States of America on Tuesday evening will depart Vancouver on Thursday (today) for London aboard a British Airways flight, and will in London connect to Abuja, to arrive in the early hours of Saturday.

According to the NFF website, Francisca Ordega was the first to leave for her base in the US along with Courtney Dike. 

Thenff.com further adds that team captain Evelyn Nwabuoku also departed for Kazakhstan while Ini-Abasi Umotong, who plays for Pompey Ladies (Portsmouth) FC in the UK, will bid teammates farewell when the team arrive in London. 

Psychologist, Kasia Muoto, has also left for her base in the United States.
Falcons finished bottom of Group D with one point after a draw with Sweden and losses to Australia and USA.

Nigeria's best showing at the Women's World Cup was a quarter finals finish in 1999 when they lost narrowly 4-3 to USA. 

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