- Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele has tasked the Super Eagles to keep making the nation proud at the ongoing 2021 AFCON
- Emefiele paid a courtesy visit to the team at their hotel during lunch time on Thursday January 20
- Nigeria are through to the Round of 16 after emerging as group D winners conquering Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau in the process
The Federal Government delegation led CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele have visited the camp of the Super Eagles and charged the team to go all out and make the country proud at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
The Super Eagles have been in imperious form at the AFCON and are now tagged one of the favorites for the competition after a dominant display in the group phase.
The Austine Eguavoen led team emerged top of Group D without dropping any points after three victories against Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau respectively to book a Round of 16 spot.
AFCON 2021: Nigerian striker begs fans for support, not backlash after scoring 1st Super Eagles goal
Emefiele who paid a courtesy visit to the team alongside NFF President Amaju Pinnick and The Managing Director of the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company Abbas Masanawa assured the players of Government’s support in making sure the team achieves its goal of winning a fourth continental trophy.
“You will continue to be rewarded”
“Most importantly you should take this as service to your nation, everything is being done by the government to make everybody happy”
We will like you to please continue to make Nigerians proud as you have done in your first few games”
However, captain of the Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa while thanking the CBN governor for his courtesy visit promised the players will do their utmost best to win the AFCON.
Nigeria is bidding to win her fourth AFCON trophy after victories in 1980, 1994 and 2003.
AFCON 2021: Nigerian Striker Demands Support From Fans Not Backlashes After Scoring 1st Super Eagles Goal
Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo reacts following Super Eagles qualification for AFCON 2021 Round of 16
Earlier Sportsbrief reported Super Eagles striker Sadiq Umar has beckoned on all Nigerians to keep supporting the national team at the ongoing AFCON in Cameroon after Nigeria sealed qualification to the Round of 16.
Nigeria topped Group D after defeating title favorites Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau in all her group games at the tournament.