This Day (Lagos)

16 January 2013

Nigeria: Afcon 2013 - Jonathan Urges Eagles to Deliver

Members of the national soccer team, the Super Eagles have been charged to improve on their performance during the 2013 African Cup of Nations which kicks off in South Africa this weekend.

President Goodluck Jonathan handed down the charge Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council (FEC), urging the team to ensure that it makes the country proud.

Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi disclosed this at the end of the Council's meeting, saying the President who led members of the FEC in a prayer session for the Super Eagles urged them to perform in a manner that reflects Nigeria's status as Africa's giant.

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