Paris 2024: FIFA Congratulates Super Falcons On Olympic Qualification

World football governing body, FIFA, has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Falcons for qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic games.

The Falcons held South Africa’s Banyana Banyana to a goalless draw in Pretoria to secure the ticket.

Randy Waldrum and his players went into the game with a 1-0 lead from the first leg, thanks to a Rasheedat Ajibade strike from the penalty spot.

Reacting to the team’s qualification, FIFA wrote on their X handle:”Congratulations.”

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It is a first appearance at the Olympic games for the Falcons since Beijing 2008.

Following the qualification, the Falcons are now in Group C alongside world champions Spain, Japan and Brazil.

Meanwhile, Zambia also qualified for the Olympics after defeating Morocco 2-0 in the second leg also played on Tuesday.

The Zambians go through on a 3+2 aggregate scoreline.

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