By Dapo Sotuminu, in Accra
Nigerian Breweries Plc, makers of Amstel Malta the premium malt drink, has hailed the Super Falcons of Nigeria for emerging victorious at the just concluded CAF Africa Women Cup of Nations held in Accra, Ghana.
The Super Falcons defeated their South African counterparts, the Banyana Banyana, 4-2 on penalty kicks in the final after a pulsating 120-minute encounter had ended goalless.
In his congratulatory message to the team, Mr. Emmanuel Oriakhi, Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc said: “As the Official Malt Drink of the Super Falcons and all the other national teams, we congratulate the team for a historic 9th conquest of Africa and qualification for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament in France.
We commend the team for holding its collective nerve in a second successive penalty shoot-out to clinch the trophy and be the best female national team on the African continent yet again. We congratulate you all for this feat and look forward to your further success on the global stage next year.”
“As the Official Malt Drink of the Super Falcons and all the other national teams, we congratulate the team for a historic 9th conquest of Africa and qualification of for returning Nigeria as champion of Africa after missing just two titles.
“As an official partner of the Nigeria Football Federation, we also congratulate the country’s football governing body for another successful campaign. We are in this partnership for the long haul and we are pleased to see consistent progress by our teams in the round leather game.”
Oriakhi stated that, the Nigerian Breweries, the pioneer and largest brewing company in Nigeria will continue to support the Federation and the national teams in their future campaigns in line with its longstanding philosophy of winning with Nigeria.