Hours before the Super Falcons departure for Cameroon to defend the Women Africa Cup of Nations title, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick was at the team’s camp to offer words of motivation and encouragement.
Pinnick told the reigning African champions that the federation is fully behind them and that they are a s important as any other national team.
"We are totally behind you and we cherish you as much as we cherish all other teams, and we are always proud about all you have achieved which remains a record in the continent of Africa. We are hopeful that you will remain the champions of Africa after the finals in Cameroon.
"I want to assure you that we respect you and will do all we can to meet your needs in spite of the financial challenges we have presently. We do not take you for granted. We will always treat you as the champions that you are and hopefully, our financial situation will improve very soon and we will be able to practically demonstrate how much we treasure you.”
President Pinnick then prayed with the ladies and reiterated that the Federation has great plans for them and Nigeria women football going forward.