Morocco vs Nigeria: Sunday Dare reacts as Super Falcons lose 5-4 in WAFCON semi-final

Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Development, has lauded the Super Falcons’ performance against Morocco in the semi-finals of the ongoing Women African Cup of Nations (WAFCON).

Dare, in a statement from his media office on Tuesday, praised the team’s resilience, character, and game management.

I salute your doggedness, commitment, and fighting spirit.

”For holding the Moroccans in front of an over 45,000 capacity crowd, you have once again displayed the never-say-die attitude of true Nigerians.

“Even when down to nine players after those red cards, you held your own.

You are our champions. Nigeria is proud of you. I am proud of this team, even in defeat,” Dare said.

The nine-time champion bowed out after losing 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 scoreline at regulation time.

Nigeria will square up against Zambia on Friday for the third-place match of the tournament.

Nigeria, Morocco, Zambia, and Africa have qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to be co-hosted by and New Zealand.

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