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AFCON 2013: Jonathan Applauds Eagles as African Champions

10 Feb 2013

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By Muhammad Bello

President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday night congratulated the Super Eagles and all Nigerians on the country’s inspiring victory in the AFCON 2013 finals in Johannesburg.

President Jonathan thanked Coach Stephen Keshi and all members of the team who have worked very hard and played with great focus, dedication, artistry and patriotism to make Nigeria the proud champions of Africa once again after 19 years of setbacks in the competition.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati said the President also commended the Minister of Sports, Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi, the Chairman and members of the Nigerian Football Federation and all others who contributed to the astonishing transformation of the Super Eagles from underdogs to gallant winners and glorious soccer champions of the African continent.

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Tags: Sports, Nigeria, AFCON 2013, FINAL, NIGERIA vs BURKINA FASO

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