Remi Tinubu celebrates Super Falcons for breaking 16-year jinx

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Wife of the President, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has felicitated with the Super Falcons for qualifying for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

The Super Falcons held the Banyana Banyana of South Africa to a 0-0 draw in Pretoria on Tuesday night.

Randy Waldrum’s side booked their passage to Paris 2024 1-0 on aggregate.

The nine-time African champions are making a return to the Olympics after a 16-year absence.

Tinubu praised the players for their commitment and claimed the feat means a lot to the country.

She also charged the team to win gold medal in the women’s football event at the Olympics.

“Congratulations our Super Falcons @NGSuper_Falcons,” Tinubu wrote on X.

“Ending a 16-year Olympic jinx is no small feat, and your perseverance and commitment have truly paid off. Your hard work, resilience, and team spirit have brought glory to Nigeria and inspired countless young girls across the country to pursue their dreams fearlessly.

“I am so proud of all your achievements.

Your journey doesn’t end here; it’s just the beginning of an even greater adventure.

“Make Nigeria proud, Super Falcons! Bring home the gold!

The Super Falcons are drawn in Group C with world champions Spain, Japan and Brazil.

They will face Brazil in their opening fixture on July 25.

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