AFCON: Sport Minister hails Super Eagles, says their resilience paid off against Cameroon

Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh
Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh


The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their 2-0 triumph over Cameroon during their Round of 16 clash at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire.

The Minister in a statement by his media aide, Diana-Mary Nsan, said the victory showcased the team’s undiluted resilience, determination and fighting spirit.

“The resilience, determination, and fighting spirit of the Super Eagles paid off in a spectacular fashion on Saturday evening.

“The team’s commitment to excellence and unity was evident, and I commend each player for their exceptional performance,” Enoh said.

Super Eagles
Super Eagles of Nigeria celebrating their victory against Cameroon.

The Minister highlighted the significance of the victory as not only for the team but for the entire nation.

“This win is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and talent that our nation possesses. It not only brings joy to football fans across the country but also enhances Nigeria’s reputation on the international stage,” he added.

As Super Eagles are bid to face Angola in the quarter-finals on Friday, Owan-Enoh expressed confidence in the team’s ability to continue their run in the tournament.

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