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Super Falcons arrive in Nigeria after winning AWCON 2016


The victorious Super Falcons have arrived in Lagos, after clinching a record 10th African Women’s Cup of Nations title in Cameroon.

Florence Omagbemi’s ladies beat the hosts 1-0, thanks to a second-half finish from Desire Oparanozie.

The Falcons who touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Sunday evening, are expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Captain of the side, Rita Chikwelu, expressed her delight at the team’s victory.

“I think this is my best AWCON title so far, it evens feels like I have won the World Cup,” she said on arrival from Cameroon.

Oparanozie added that she was happy to have contributed to the team’s success.

“Of course I am happy to score in the final, we worked hard together as a team and our effort was crowned with success,” she said.




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