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Victorious Super Falcons set for presidential handshake

27 October 2014, 12:29Israel Ojoko

Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan will receive the victorious African Women Champions Super Falcons at the federal executive council meeting on Wednesday.

Minister of sports and chairman of National Sports Commission, Tammy Danagogo revealed this when he met with the Super Falcons before they beat the Lionesses of Cameroon 2-0 in the final of the African Women Championship in Windhoek on Saturday.

According to the minister, a proposal has been sent to Mr. President to receive the team at FEC 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.

Also read: South Africa coach tips Falcons for AWC trophy

"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.

The team who arrived Lagos from Windhoek on Monday morning, will leave for Abuja on Tuesday where they will be hosted by the National Sports Commission (NSC) before the team meets with President Jonathan on Wednesday.

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