Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo of Kogi State has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their qualification for the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d ‘Voire.
Super Eagles qualified for the final of AfCON following their win over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in a thrilling semi final encounter in Abidjan on Wednesday.
Governor Ododo in a statement Ismaila Isah, his Special Adviser on Media commended the Super Eagles for their resilience and the can-do spirit of Nigerians to defeat their opponents by holding their nerves through an emotionally charged penalty shoot won by the Super Eagles.
The governor noted that the build up to the game demonstrated the undiluted passion by which Nigerians are known to rally in defence of their country in difficult times.
He urged all Nigerians to continue to support the Super Eagles to soar in their quest to bring home the coveted continental trophy.
Ododo said : “This win by the Super Eagles proves that Nigeria has what it takes to bounce back from its temporary setbacks as a nation.
“We are inspired as a country and we must all support the Super Eagles to bring home the trophy as they go against the Ivory Coast in the Final this weekend.”
The Governor called on Nigerians to pray for the Super Eagles to succeed in winning the Nations Cup on Sunday, February 12, 2024.
According to Ododo, the team needs the support of all Nigerians to bring home the trophy. (vitalnewsngr.com)