AFCON Semi-Finals: Sports Minister Secures N200m Support from Progressive Governors’ Forum for Super Eagles

The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has secured the sum of N2 million for the Super Eagles of Nigeria playing at the Africa Cup of Nations 2023.

According to Diana-Mary Nsan, SA Media to the minister, Enoh commended the enthusiasm of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum  and all members of the Forum for the swift action taken immediately he spoke with the Forum chairman on the need for the Progressive Governors to motivate the team ahead of the semi-finals match against South Africa.

The minister has further confirmed that the complete sum of N200 million has already been redeemed to the players by the Progressive Governors’ Forum.

Enoh said: “I want to thank the Progressive Governors’ Forum under the leadership of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State for galvanizing and redeeming the sum of N200 million only to the Super Eagles of Nigeria who are currently in Cote D’Ivoire for AFCON 2023.

“The Super eagles have shown immense commitment and tenacity through every match. This shows that they are on the path  to conquer the continent again and bring home the coveted Cup of Nations.

Therefore, we must rally support for them because upon their shoulders lie the enormous responsibility to make Nigeria our great Nation proud.“

The Super Eagles of Nigeria is expected to take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the semi-finals of AFCON Cote D’Ivoire 2023, at Stade Bouaké in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, Wednesday.

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