The Federal Government of Nigeria have promised to reward the Super Eagles of Nigeria after they qualified for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
This was disclosed in a statement on the official X page of the team on Wednesday night.
“The Federal Govt has promised to reward the Super Eagles for their commitment and dedication in reaching the Final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in CIV.”
“Vice President Kashim Shettima told the players and their officials in the dressing room, following their hard-fought victory over South Africa in the semi finals on Wednesday, that the govt and people of Nigeria are proud of their accomplishment.”
“The VP was in company with Governors Dapo Abiodun (Ogun) and Duoye Diri (Bayelsa), Minister for Youth, Dr. Jamila Ibrahim as well as Oil mogul Wale Tinubu, FIFA Council Member Amaju Pinnick and NFF President Ibrahim Musa Gusau.”
The Super Eagles defeated Bafana Bafana of South Africa 4-2 on penalties after a one-all draw after extra-time.
Nigeria will take on host Cote D’Ivoire in Sunday’s final as they look to win their fourth AFCON title.