30th October, 2014
African women football champions Super Falcons were formally decamped on Wednesday in Abuja following their success at the 9th African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia.
This was contained in a statement by the team’s Media Officer, Gracious Akujobi.
It said Team Administrator Ruth David, who informed the players of the decamping, also said they were expected to return next week for a presidential reception at the Aso Rock Villa.
NAN reports that President Goodluck Jonathan had on Wednesday received the AWC trophy at the Villa from team captain Evelyn Nwabuoku.
The player was in company of Amaju Pinnick, the Chairman of a faction of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) board, and the team’s Chief Coach, Edwin Okon.
The statement said President Jonathan had promised to formally host the team on 5 November.