AWCON: Glo Salutes Victorious Falcons

first_imgGlobacom in a press statement in Lagos yesterday commended the Super Falcons for beating the Senegalese and ensuring that Nigeria will be represented at the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations holding in Cameroun.The two goals were scored in the second half the match played at the National Stadium in Abuja.“We commend the fighting spirit and determination the team demonstrated in the match against Senegal and we believe Nigeria will stand out at the AWC. The team has the character and pedigree to achieve the ultimate goal of picking the gold medal in Cameroun,” the statement said.Globacom added that, “The Super Falcons should start preparations in earnest and work towards another victorious outing in Cameroun to consolidate their position as the number one women team in Africa.”The next generation network gave kudos to the Florence Omagbemi-led coaching crew, and urged both the crew and the team to work hard and evolve the right strategy to ensure that the team comes top at the forthcoming African Women Nations Cup.Globacom is the official telecommunications partner of the Nigerian Football Federation and the major sponsor of the Nigerian national teamsShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Nigeria’s female national team, the Super Falcons has been commended on their victory over Teranga Lionesses of Senegal.The Super Falcons defeated the Senegalese Women National team 2-0 in the last qualification match played in Abuja on Tuesday.The Super Falcons who moved ahead on 3- 1 aggregate, having played a 1-1 draw during the first leg encounter in Dakar four days ago also qualified for the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations.last_img read more

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Muhammad Ali’s son detained at Fort Lauderdale airport

first_imgMuhammas Ali and son Muhammad Ali Jr. the son of world famous boxer Muhammad Ali, was detained by immigration officials at the Hollywood Airport in Fort Lauderdale as he attempted to re-enter the United States.Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were returning from a Black History Month speaking engagement in Jamaica when they were pulled out of a line and and interrogated about their Muslim faith.Muhammas Ali Jr…detained by US border officialsCamacho-Ali was allowed to leave but Ali Jr. was taken to a room and drilled for about two hours. He was reportedly asked by the immigration officers about the origin of his name.Ali Jr was born in the United States and is the holder of an American passport. An Appellate Court has put a stop order on an executive order signed by President Donald Trump that places a ban on travelers from seven countries with a Muslim majority but that has not stopped border officials from vetting travelers who have travelled to those countries or who they suspect to be Muslim.In early February, Manchester Untied ambassador and former striker, Dwight Yorke was denied entry while in transit ti Miami, Florida because he has an Iranian stamp in his passport.last_img read more

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