AWC 2014: Senate President congratulates FALCONS
Senate President Senator David Mark has congratulated the Super FALCONS of Nigeria for beating their Camerounian counterparts to retain the African Women Championship (AWC)2014.
Senator Mark thanked the Nigerian girls for lifting the soccer spirit of the country once more, saying that their remarkable feat in Windhoek , Namibia gives the nation a sense of pride.
” Once more Nigeria has demonstrated her superiority in Soccer in Africa with the superlative performance of our girls in Windhoek . This remarkable record is commendable. The nation owes them a debt of gratitude,” Senator Mark stated.
He promised that the National Assembly will continue to make adequate budgetary allocation for sports development not only for the need to win more laurels for the nation but because of the potential of sports in the promotion of peace and unity of Nigeria.
The Senate President assured that government would do the needful to honour the girls on their return home for making the nation proud.
Senator Mark however counseled the troubled members of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to resolve the dispute rocking the football house in order not to have a negative effect on soccer development in Nigeria.
Paul Mumeh, Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate.
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