ABDULLAHI URGES FALCONETS TO GO FOR GLORY

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Abdullahi Urges Falconets To Go For Glory
Mon, 27/08/2012 ? 2:08am | GREG OGBILI Football Sports

Ahead the commencement of hostilities for the knock-out stage in the on-going FIFA Under-20 Women?s World Cup in Japan, the Honourable Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has urged the team to go all the way to the final of the competition and bring the cup home.

Abdullahi who congratulated the Falconets for their decisive 4-0 victory over the Italians yesterday said he was impressed with the form of the girls. ?They were disciplined, tactical and very exciting to watch,? he said. ?I have no doubt that if they maintain their current form, no team can stop them.? The Minister singled out Nigeria?s three-goal hero Francisca Ordega for special praise. He said she was excellent and precise in front of goal. ?She definitely has a great future.?

Abdullahi also commended the technical crew for their effort and assured the team of the support of all Nigerians.

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