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AFCON 2024: Speaker Abbas charges Super Eagles to go for trophy

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Abbas Tajudeen, has charged the Super Eagles to bring home the trophy at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

Speaker Abbas, in his message through a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Musa Abdullahi Krishi to the Nigerian male national team, said the Super Eagles have the potential to win the AFCON, especially with the array of stars and experienced players in the team.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are billed to play against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the Round of 16 on Saturday at 9pm.

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The Speaker noted that football and several other sports have been a potent tool for uniting Nigerians across ethno-religious lines, adding that the citizens show more patriotism, unity and love through their passion for the national teams.

Speaker Abbas also expressed appreciation to the delegation of the House, comprising some members and several former Super Eagles players who are currently in Cote d’Ivoire to cheer the youngsters to victory.

The Speaker urged the relevant government agencies and officials who are managing the Nigerian team at AFCON to ensure that their welfare is given the utmost priority, saying it would go a long way to motivate the nationals.

The Speaker wished the Super Eagles a successful outing at the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

AFCON 2024: Speaker Abbas charges Super Eagles to go for trophy

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