Mixed feelings engulfed the 28,000 –capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes following Nigeria Super Falcons defeat to France of 1-0 in their final group A match in ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup at about 75minutes.
Super Falcons was to be needing at least a goal to stand a good chance and qualify for the 16th rounds.
But sadly for the Super Falcons, a penalty was awarded to the French team at 75minutes while the match was headed to end with 0-0.
There have been Mixed reactions among the Super Falcons supporters following the 1-0 defeat to the French Team as Wendie Renard missed her first penalty kick, but The Video Assistant Referee VAR., Melissa Paola Borjas Pastrana ordered for it to be retaken and further moved on with giving a warning yellow card to the Super Falcons’ goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie for not keeping a foot on the line.
The Nigerian football Legend Sunday Oliseh has however, reacted to the defeat as he took to his verified Twitter handle to acknowledged and praised the Super Falcons strives and good efforts at the stadium during the match despite bowing to a 1-0 loss against France in their final Group A game at the Women’s World Cup.
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 & a doubtful retaken penalty. I am sad,disappointed, but proud of these girls! pic.twitter.com/dv4TAGDYVn
— Sunday Oliseh (@SundayOOliseh) June 17, 2019
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