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Super Falcons Dalung wants national honours for triumphant players, coaches

Dalung on Sunday expressed his wish to see the Super Falcons players, coaches receive national honours.

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Solomon Dalung with Super Falcons players play Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung and Super Falcons players on Sunday, December 4 (Pulse)

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung has revealed that he wants the Super Falcons players, coaches to be bestowed with national honours.

The Super Falcons on Saturday, December 3 beat Cameroon to lift the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, their eighth in total.

Super Falcons play The Super Falcons are champions of Africa (CAF)


Speaking at a lunch hosting of the Super Falcons on the following day, Dalung says he wants the squad to be rewarded with national honours.

The Sports Minister recalled the Super Eagles players and coaches who were given national honours after their victorious outing at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013.

Solomon says he wants the Super Falcons to be rewarded likewise.

Super Falcons play The Super Falcons were hosted at the Ambassador Hotel, Lekki, Lagos on Sunday (Pulse)

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“Not every reward should be material, a national honour would be great for the players and the coaches of the Super Falcons,”” Dalung told Pulse Sports on Sunday, December 4.

I have not spoken to the President, I don’t what his plans are, but I will talk to him and suggest my ideas to him.”

The Super Falcons are currently in Abuja awaiting plans of the Federal Government to give them a reception for their AWCON win.

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