Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare visited the Super Falcons in training yesterday morning with a promise to give them everything require to enable them qualify for the Japan 2020 Olympic Games.
The Minister told the players and the coaching crew led by Christoper Danjuma that they should forward all their needs to his table to enable him work on them before their Olympic Games qualifying match against Cote d’ Ivoire on September 30.
“Your welfare is our priority, I am here to encourage and support and ensure you qualify for the Olympic Games. I urge you not to rest on your oars until you win the final ticket.
You are African Champions and you must no relent in your quest to go ahead and represent the continent at the Olympics,” he said.
The Minister said he would visit their training from time to time until they depart Abuja for venue of the Olympic Games qualifying tie in Abidjan.
He said he would be physically present to support them during any warm up match arrange for them while in camp and asked the handlers to guide against knocks while arranging matches against their male counterparts.
On Coach Thomas Dennerby and his employer’s row, the Minister said he Twitted twice on Monday and assured that a solution will be reached on it.
I have spoken to the coach Dennerby as well as the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF and will be having a meeting with them on Tuesday afternoon in my office in order to resolve the differences,” he assured.