Giwa, Ikpeme hail Falconets, charge team to pick last group ticket

Chris Giwa, a factional President of Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday lauded the Falconets for their gallantry in winning their second group game at the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that National U-20 team defeated Haiti 1-0 in their second Group D match of the ongoing FIFA U–20 Women’s World Cup in France.

Giwa said that he was full of praise for the girls for overcoming their first group game loss against Germany.

He noted that picking up the maximum three points against very determined Haitian girls was also very commendable.

“We are proud of you not disappointing Nigerians and the confidence that the board has in the team.

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“It is not easy to come from the loss of the first game to win, in spite of the resistance of the Haitians,” Giwa said in a statement by Victor Iroele, his Senior Special Assistant on Media.

He added: “The battle is not over yet as we…

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