The Nigerian Federal Government has expressed confidence in the Super Eagles’ ability to emerge victorious and bring home the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy in 2023.
The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, praised the team for their impressive victory over South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the semifinals of the African Nations Cup. In a statement issued by the Minister’s Special Assistant, Mr. Rabiu Ibrahim, in Abuja, Idris reiterated the nation’s and government’s support for the Super Eagles.
“The entire nation stands behind the Super Eagles as they prepare to make history and etch their names in gold in African and global football. You carry the hopes and aspirations of the entire nation. Nigerians will continue to support and cheer the Super Eagles as they strive for greatness in the final match,” he said.
The Minister commended the Super Eagles for their remarkable talent, determination, and teamwork displayed throughout the semifinal match. He described their performance as the ‘stuff of legends’ and praised their indomitable spirit in pursuit of victory. According to him, the Super Eagles are on the verge of clinching the coveted trophy for Nigeria through their relentless efforts.
With the government’s unwavering support, the Super Eagles are poised to achieve greatness and bring glory to the nation in the final match of the AFCON tournament.