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Sports Minister Enoh Thumbs Up Super Eagles’ Win Vs Sao Tome In Uyo, Wants AFCON Title

Sports Minister Enoh Thumbs Up Super Eagles’ Win Vs Sao Tome In Uyo, Wants AFCON Title

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Enoh, has thumbed up Nigeria’s senior men’s national football team, Super Eagles, over their emphatic 6-0 victory over Sao Tomé and Principe at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Uyo on Sunday, Completesports.com reports.

The Super Eagles smashed their opponents 6-0 to wrap up the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying series in grand style.

Speaking on the outcome of the encounter, Enoh congratulated the team for rewarding the support of Nigerians with a good performance, while charging the team to bring home the AFCON title next year.

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“On behalf of all Nigerians, I congratulate the Super Eagles for making the country proud with such an incredible performance,” Enoh said.

“While this wraps up our qualification gracefully, I want to charge the team to go out against all odds in Ivory Coast next year. We want the AFCON trophy to land in Nigeria and all hands will be on deck to make this happen

“The Ministry will work round the clock to ensure the team gets the best preparation possible, in our quest to bring glory to Nigeria. Our players have displayed a commitment to the national colours and I hope that the renewed sense of patriotism remains in place to catalyze the team at the AFCON.”

The Super Eagles bagged 15 points from six games to secure the top spot of Group A. Victor Osimhen scored a hat trick to become Nigeria’s fourth all-time highest goalscorer with 20 goals. Goals from Ademola Lookman, Taiwo Awoniyi, and Samuel Chukwueze completed the routing of Sao Tome and Principe at

The AFCON 2023 is billed to take place in Ivory Coast from January 13 to February 11, 2024.

By Richard Jideaka, Abuja


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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 1
  • Just a quick question, how come our country
    has a Senetor for minister of sports.
    Seriously, that doesn’t make sense

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