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You are indeed super! – Sports Minister Hails Super Eagles

The Super Eagles are truly worthy ambassadors of Nigeria.

The Minister of Youth and sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare made this known in a statement issued following the team’s qualification for the 2022 Nations Cup in Cameroon.

A statement by the Minister’s media office said “Congratulations, Super Eagles for making us proud once again through your qualification to the Nations Cup. You are indeed super. Keep soaring to the creed of your name. You are worthy  Ambassadors of our great country. So delighted  that you qualified in grand style Nigerians are very excited and proud of your feat.”

The Gernot Rohr led team secured their ticket to the Biennial event on Tuesday following their 3-0 win over the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

On Saturday, they had defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 1- 0 in  Port Novo to take an unassailable lead into the last group game which they won convincingly.

Maxwell Oyekunle

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