17 January 2013

Nigeria: Prove We're Africa's Giant, Jonathan Charges Eagles

Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan has charged members of the Super eagles to ensure that their performance at the African Cup of Nations in South Africa this weekend reflect Nigeria's status as Africa's giant.

Minister of Sports and Social Development, Bolaji Abdullahi who disclosed this at the end of the Federal Executive Council said the council also prayed for the success of eagles.

According to Alhaji Abdullahi, the eagles are well prepared to take on their opponent in the opening match and Nigerians should expect the best from the team.

He said president Jonathan charged the super eagles to ensure that they bring laurels to the country pointing out that Nigeria's absence at the medal tables in major outings is unacceptable.

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