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President Jonathan hosts victorious Falcons

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will receive newly crowned African women’s champions Super Falcons in Abuja Wednesday, officials announced.
Sports minister Tammy Danagogo announced this when he addressed the Falcons before they beat the Lionesses of Cameroon 2-0 in the final of the African Women’s Championship in Namibia on Saturday.
According to the minister, a proposal has been sent to Mr. President to receive the team at the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, noting that he is quite sure Mr. President will be looking forward to meet 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.
The minister also divulged during the victory dinner at the Nigerian House Windhoek that the team will be hosted by the National Sports Commission (NSC) before the Presidential reception.

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