Olympic Qualifying Ties: Glo Charges U-23 Eagles, Falcons


Africa’s biggest corporate supporter of football and total ICT solutions provider, Globacom, has charged the national U-23 team and the Super Falcons to qualify for the 2016 Olympics by defeating their opponents this weekend.
The Dream Team, handled by Coach Samson Siasia, will be in Pointe-Noire to face their Congolese counterparts in the second leg of the final round of the 2016 Olympics African Championship qualifier.
The Dream Team defeated the Congolese 2-1 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Sunday, 19 July.
The Falcons also have a Herculean task in Malabo where they will meet Equatorial Guinea in an Olympics 2016 second round second leg game after the first leg in Abuja on 18 July ended 1-1.
In the file – Super Falcons
“We believe that the national U-23 team will sustain the tempo and hold their nerves against the Congolese in Pointe-Noire to win the ticket to the African Championship which will be held in Senegal in December,” Globacom said in a statement in Lagos Tuesday.
“We also believe in the ability of the Super Falcons to turn the table against the E/Guineans in their true fashion as the reigning African champions,” the statement added.
“We appreciate the support given to both teams by Nigerians and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF in particular. We enjoin all not to waver at this time when more support is needed.
“Essentially, we all have to sustain the belief we have in both teams to excel,” Globacom added, while urging the technical crew of both teams to remain focused as they intensify efforts to qualify for the next Olympics.
“The tasks are surmountable; instances abound in the past and even as recent as last month when the U-23 Eagles overcame Zambia in Lusaka to win the All Africa Games 2015 ticket,” Globacom said.
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Source:: PM Newspaper