AFCON finalists, Shettima promises a government award

AFCON finalists, Shettima promises a government award

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AFCON finalists, Shettima promises a government award

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AFCON finalists, Shettima promises a government award.

Vice President Kashim Shettima meets with the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, after their triumph over the South African Bafana Bafana.

Vice President Shettima stated that the team’s “commitment and dedication” in making it to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final in Cote d’Ivoire will be recognised by the Federal Government.

Vice President Shettima, Governors Dapo Abiodun (Ogun) and Duoye Diri (Bayelsa), Minister for Youths Dr. Jamila Ibrahim, oil tycoon Wale Tinubu, FIFA Council member Amaju Pinnick, and NFF President Ibrahim Musa Gusau visited the players in the dressing room, according to a statement issued by the Super Eagles and posted on their official platform.

The Vice President acknowledged the team’s valiant win in the semifinals and conveyed the pride of the Nigerian people and government in their achievement while on this tour.

The Federal Government’s pledge to award the Super Eagles is a sign of honour and gratitude for their performance, as they defeated South Africa 4-2 on penalties to progress to the AFCON final.

The gathering was attended by prominent officials and dignitaries, highlighting the importance of the team’s success in making it to the tournament final.

The research also highlights Nigeria’s stellar performance in the AFCON semi-finals, where they have made the most appearances (15 total). Nigeria’s long dominance in African football competitions is highlighted by this statistic.

The Federal Government’s promised incentive serves as further evidence of how important it is to acknowledge and encourage the nation’s sporting accomplishments abroad.

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