Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: Eagles' Victory Wipe Out Football Misery in Nigeria - Onyedinma

The performance of the Super Eagles has gone a long way to wipe out the misery that has surrounded football development in the country for a very long period, the Chairman of the Nigeria Women League Board Chief (Mrs.) Dilichukwu Onyedinma has said.

In a statement on Monday, she noted that having been crowned champions of Africa, the team was capable of going on to do greater things in the future.

Onyedinma congratulated the Super Eagles for their superlative performance that earned them the trophy in the just concluded 29th edition of the Africa Nations Cup held in South Africa.

"I want to commend specifically the entire technical crew led by Coach Stephen Keshi for believing in the Nigeria League which really paid off in the just concluded championship.

"I also want to congratulate the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. Goodluck Jonathan for extending his "goodluck" to the team. The President was always in touch with team all through the championship. I congratulate the entire Board and Management of the Nigeria Football Federation for their support to the team."

"Finally, I congratulate all Nigerians for waiting for almost two decades before winning this trophy."

The Women League Boss charged the Coach to now consolidate on the gains of the winning the trophy by building a very formidable team for the country.

"Before the Nations Cup, Keshi told us that he was in a building process, now that he was able to subdue other African countries to emerge as African Champions, I think he should consolidate on gains, and give Nigerians a team after their hearts" she concluded.

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