AFCON 2024: Go for the trophy, Speaker Abbas charges Super Eagles

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, Ph.D, has charged the Super Eagles with bringing home the trophy at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

Speaker Abbas, in his message 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

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 his 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.

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