Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to Nigeria’s elimination from the ongoing 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Legitnews247 reports that the Super Falcons were defeated by England in the Round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup via a penalty shoot-out after the match ended in a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes on Monday.
England won 4-2 via penalty shoot-out as Desire Oparanozie and Michelle Alozie missed their spot-kicks.
Reacting, Atiku, in a tweet, said he had no regret skipping his breakfast to watch the Round of 16 clash between Nigeria and England.
He also insisted that the Super Falcons have every reason to hold their head high.
Atiku tweeted, “We may have lost to England in a penalty shootout, but the @NGSuper_Falcons have every reason to hold their heads high. I still have no regrets about skipping my breakfast for this game. #ENGNGR #FIFAWWC –AA.”
Also reacting, former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki tweeted: “Despite the heartbreak of the penalty shootout, I am proud of the Super Falcons for their incredible journey in the #FIFAWWC. And you, @NGSuper_Falcons, should be proud of what you have achieved. #ENGNGA.”