Minister of Sports Development Congratulates Super Eagles on Stunning Victory
In a resounding show of support and enthusiasm, Nigeria’s Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has extended his heartfelt congratulations to the Super Eagles following their emphatic 6-0 victory over São Tomé and Principe on Sunday. This thrilling triumph marked the conclusion of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 qualifying series, setting the stage for an exciting AFCON tournament in Ivory Coast in January 2024.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the Super Eagles showcased exceptional football prowess, leaving their opponents in awe and securing a dominant victory to the delight of fans nationwide.
Sen. John Owan-Enoh commended the Super Eagles for their outstanding performance, acknowledging the immense pride they brought to the nation. He extended his congratulations on behalf of all Nigerians, emphasizing the importance of rewarding the unwavering support of the country’s football enthusiasts.
While speaking about the future, Sen. Owan-Enoh passionately urged the team to set their sights on winning the prestigious AFCON trophy in Ivory Coast next year. He stated, “We want the AFCON trophy to land in Nigeria, and all hands will be on deck to make this happen.”
The Minister also assured that his ministry would spare no effort in ensuring the team’s comprehensive preparation for the upcoming AFCON tournament. He expressed confidence in the players’ commitment to representing the national colors and encouraged them to maintain their sense of patriotism.
Highlighting the historic achievements of the match, Victor Osimhen emerged as Nigeria’s fourth all-time highest goal scorer with an impressive tally of 20 goals, securing his place in the country’s football history. Additionally, goals from Ademola Lookman, Taiwo Awoniyi, and Samuel Chukwueze contributed to the magnificent victory.
With this victory, the Super Eagles accumulated 15 points from six games, securing their position at the top of Group A in the AFCON 2023 qualifying series.
As excitement continues to build, Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to the AFCON tournament in Ivory Coast in January 2024, where the Super Eagles will aim to achieve their ultimate goal of clinching the AFCON trophy.
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