Major sponsor of Nigerian national football teams, Globacom has called on Nigeria’s U-20 Women national team, the Falconets to go out and do the nation proud at the 2014 FIFA U – 20 Women World Cup scheduled to begin on August 5 in Canada.
“Falconets have come a long way in this competition and we believe it is time for them to take their proper place by going all the way at the tournament,” Glo stated.
“We have also noted the tenacity that the Falconets’ technical crew has brought to bear on the team’s preparation and we believe that everything will work well for the team this time around,” the statement added.
According to the telecommunications company, the complement of new Falconets’ invitee, USA-based Courtney Dike will add value to the squad.
Courtney, an accounting student of Oklahoma State University who also plays in the school football team, is the younger sister of Super Eagles striker, Bright Dike.
“We commend the resolve of the coaching crew and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to widen its horizon in recruiting fresh talent to fortify the team. Everything necessary needs to be deployed on the technical front to achieve the ultimate goal of lifting the trophy,” the statement further said.
Globacom added that “It is important at this juncture for all Nigerians to give maximum support to the Falconets so as to stimulate them to bring glory to the nation as the tournament begins”.