AFCON 2019: Okowa Hails Resilient Super Eagles for Semi-Final Qualification

By Daily Sports on July 11, 2019

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Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for qualifying for the semi-finals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The Super Eagles of Nigeria qualified for the semi-finals of the 32nd edition of the tournament by beating the Bafana Bafana of South Africa by 2-1.

Governor Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, in Asaba on Wednesday commended the resilience of the Nigeria National side, adding that Deltans and Nigerians are fervently praying for the team to succeed in their quest to bring back the trophy home.

He commended the coaching crew and the NFF for ensuring that all necessary logistics were put in place to encourage the Eagles to defeat their South African counterparts.

The Governor urged the Eagles to remain focused and make the nation proud once again when they take on their next opponents in the semi-final encounter.

“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State I congratulate you all for your success so far even as I urge you all to remain committed and focused as you approach your next opponent in the semi-final encounter.

“I have no doubt in mind that you will all remain committed as you prosecute the next match with same zeal and vigour as Nigerians are desirous to see you return home with the coveted trophy,” he added.

•Photo shows Governor Okowa in a group photograph with the Super Eagles

Source Daily Sports

Posted July 11, 2019


 

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