The Honourable Minister of Sports, and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has thanked Nigerians for the massive support of the Super Eagles, stating that their support inspired the team to victory.
He further commended the players, Coach Stephen Keshi and other members of the technical and support team for their hardwork, dedication and discipline, which has translated into victory for the team.
According to Abdullahi, the Super Eagles have given Nigerians a cause for celebrations and their
victory has lifted the mood of the nation ahead of the 100 year anniversary celebrations of Nigeria.
He however noted that, “This is not the final destination. We will work with the Nigeria Football Federation to ensure that we build on the current success and make the Super Eagles world-beaters.
We will not rest until enduring systems have been built and the cuture of success is entrenched in our sports.”