Buhari writes Falcons ahead of AWCON semi-final tie with S’Africa

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a goodwill message to the nation’s female football team, Super Falcons ahead of Tuesday’s semi-final clash against South Africa in the ongoing Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.President Buhari also lauded members of the team for their heroic feat of topping their group in his Twitter handle.

In the twitter message, Buhari wrote, “Congratulations to our Super Falcons on their fantastic performance in the AWCON 2016. We’re proud of you, and wish you all the best tomorrow!”

The Falcons finished top of Group B on seven points while South Africa were runners-up on four points behind hosts Cameroon in Group A.

This is the fourth time the Falcons and South Africa will be facing each other in the semifinals of the AWCON, with the Falcons winning two and losing one of the clashes.

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