Nigeria vs France: Oliseh reacts to Super Falcons’ loss at World Cup1 min read


Nigeria’s ex international and former Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh, has commended the Super Falcons of Nigeria following their 1-0 defeat to France in their final Group A fixture at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup on Monday.

DAILY POST reports that Nigeria, on Monday night, was defeated 1-0 by the host nation at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

The Super Falcons came into the game, needing at least a point to give themselves a good chance of qualifying for the Round of 16.

However, having held on for most of the game, the African champions conceded a penalty in the 75th minute.

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Wendie Renard missed her first kick, but referee Melissa Paola Borjas Pastrana ordered for it to be retaken, while showing a yellow card to Chiamaka Nnadozie for not keeping a foot on the line.

Renard made no mistakes the second time, as the hosts finished top of the group with nine points.

Reacting, Oliseh on his verified Twitter page commended Super Falcons despite their loss.

According to him, he is sad, disappointed but proud of Super Falcons’ performance.

Olusegun wrote: “Extremely proud of our Super falcons of Nigeria vs France at the world cup.

“These girls gave it everything against a French side cheered on by a near full stadium and a doubtful retaken penalty.

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“I am sad,disappointed, but proud of these girls!”