Premium Times (Abuja)

8 February 2013

Nigeria/South Africa: Jonathan Approves Six-Man Delegate for Nations Cup Final

President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, approved a six-man delegation to watch the Super Eagles play their final match of the 2013 African Cup of Nations, AFCON.

The delegates will be led by the Senate President, David Mark.

The president said the delegates' function at AFCON is to boost the Super Eagles morale as they play against Burkina Faso in the final of the tournament on Sunday.

Mr. Jonathan asked the Super Eagles to play with "the greatest determination" so as to win 2013 AFCON trophy.

The President will also host the team to a reception on Tuesday when they arrive in Nigeria.

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