Governor Orji Congratulates Super Falcons

By Nnaji Obed Asiegbu

Sports loving governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, has sent congratulatory words to the Super Falcons for thrashing the Lionesses of Cameroun 2-0 to emerge winners of the 9th edition of the African Women Championship finals played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia.

In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, Governor Orji who thanked the seventh-time African champions for doing the country proud, said their hard-won victory over Cameroun showed that the players trained very hard for the just concluded championship.

According to him, the indomitable spirit of the players coupled with their courage contributed immensely to all the victories the team recorded during the championship.

He called on the football authorities and handlers of the Super Falcons to ensure that the players are kept together for future tournaments especially as they qualified for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup that will be played from 6th June till 5th July in Canada.