Nigeria’s Falconets arrived in Abuja early Thursday morning following their elimination from the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022, reports Completesports.com.
The players and their officials were received at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja by the Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mohamed Sanusi and the representative of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Toyin Ibitoye.
The players and their officials were stranded at Istanbul airport for 24 hours due to their inability to obtain transit visas.
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“Falconets players and officials were well received at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja by @thenff staff led by General Secretary @DrmSanusi and Sports Minister’s representative, @Toyin_Ibitoye
Thank you for your support ❤️,” reads a tweet on the Super Falcons Twitter handle.
The Falconets were knocked out in the quarter-finals at Costa Rica 2022 after a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands.
Chris Danjuma’s side have won all of their group matches against France, Korea Republic and Canada in the competition.
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