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Nigeria's Falcons really are Super

Originally Published: June 20, 2011
By Mo Akiode

I am not the biggest soccer enthusiast, but I recognize and respect great teams and great athletes in every sport. Time and again our Super Falcons female soccer team has played second fiddle to their male counterparts despite outshining them in every way. Last fall, after winning the African Nations Cup to qualify for this year's World Cup, our women came back to a less-than-royal welcome. If our men had won the same competition, the country would have declared a national holiday. It seems ...

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