Afcon: Jonathan lauds Eagles, urges them to go for gold

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President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles after the 2-0 defeat of Ethiopia at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg, Tuesday, and eventual qualification for the quarter final of the African Nations Cup holding in South Africa.

In a tweet by Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, Jonathan urged the team to for for gold as the competition enters  elimination stages.

 

Nigeria midfielder Victor Moses (R) celebrates after scoring against Ethiopia on January 29, 2013 during a 2013 African Cup of Nations Group C football match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg. AFP PHOTO.

Nigeria midfielder Victor Moses (R) celebrates after scoring against Ethiopia on January 29, 2013 during a 2013 African Cup of Nations Group C football match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg. AFP PHOTO.

The tweet:

“Pres. Jonathan congratulates the Super Eagles on their well deserved victory in the match against Ethiopia today. He urges them to go 4 Gold”

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