In anticipation of the crucial AFCON 2023 quarter-final match against Palancas Negras of Angola, Senator John Owan Eno, the Minister of Sports Development, has sent a passionate message to the Super Eagles, urging them to build on their Round of 16 victory. The Minister’s message, conveyed through his media aide Diana-Mary Nsan, congratulated the team on their impressive performance against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and acknowledged the strides made by the national team.
In his letter, Senator Enoh commended the Super Eagles for overcoming a determined opponent in the Round of 16 and encouraged them to maintain their winning momentum. He emphasized that while they have given a good account of themselves so far, the ultimate goal is to bring the coveted trophy back home as worthy African Champions.
Highlighting the team’s determination, commitment, and consistent improvement in each match, the Minister expressed unwavering belief in the Super Eagles’ potential to clinch the 2023 African Cup of Nations. He reminded the squad of Nigeria’s rich history as a three-time AFCON champion, emphasizing the nation’s previous victories in 1980, 1994, and 2013.
Senator Enoh concluded by underscoring the profound impact that a Super Eagles victory would have on the nation, reinforcing the collective belief in the team’s ability to make history once again.