In a bid to boost the morale of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, President Bola Tinubu engaged in a motivational conversation with the team on Friday ahead of their highly anticipated quarter-final clash against Angola at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Abidjan.
The President, known for his fervent support for sports development in Nigeria, took time to inspire and encourage the players, emphasizing the importance of giving their all in the upcoming match.
During the virtual interaction, President Tinubu expressed unwavering confidence in the abilities of the Super Eagles, urging them to overcome Angola and advance further in the tournament.
He highlighted the unity of the nation, assuring the players that Nigerians from all walks of life are firmly behind them, ready to offer unwavering support.
The President stressed that the collective spirit of the nation would serve as a driving force for the team to emerge victorious and ultimately lift the coveted AFCON trophy.
Addressing the squad, Tinubu underscored the significance of the tournament as a platform for showcasing the nation’s football prowess and fostering a sense of national pride.
He reminded the players that their performance on the field has the power to unite the country and bring joy to millions of Nigerians.
The president’s words served as a rallying call for the Super Eagles to go beyond their limits and leave an indelible mark in the annals of Nigerian football history.
As the Super Eagles gear up for the crucial encounter, Tinubu urged the players to maintain discipline, focus, and sportsmanship throughout the match.
He underscored the importance of representing Nigeria with pride and dignity, both on and off the field.
The President assured the team that their efforts would be acknowledged and celebrated across the nation, regardless of the outcome, as the entire country rallies behind them in this quest for AFCON glory.
While wishing the Super Eagles success in their quarter-final clash against Angola, he expressed his optimism that the team would exhibit exceptional skill, determination, and teamwork.
The Super Eagles, fueled by the president’s encouragement, appear ready to take on the challenge and make their mark on the grand stage of the African Cup of Nations.