Super Falcons head to Australia as Tinubu’s wife charges team to bring World Cup home

The Super Falcons Sunday left the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport ,Abuja to Australia for the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup starting on July 20 with the  First Lady, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, charging the Super Falcons to bring back home the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy.

She made this known on Saturday when she hosted the team to a dinner ahead of its departure on Sunday for the tournament which starts July 20 and ends August 20.

Represented by Dr Betta Edu, the APC National Women Leader, the First Lady urged the players to be committed and play together as a team.

While expressing her faith in the ability and pedigree of the team to excel at the mundial, the first lady promised to receive the team herself when they bring the cup home.

“It is important that you remain committed by playing together as a team; no one should think that she’s better player than the other.

“It is only when you play as a team that you can record success. It is my expectation that this time, you will surpass your previous


“I am sure that 99.9 per cent of Nigerians will stay glued to their television sets to watch you. Please try your best to bring the cup home.