Nigeria’s Vice President Shettima Heads Delegation to AFCON Finals: Super Eagles Ready for Rematch with Côte d’Ivoire

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed Vice President Kashim Shettima to lead a presidential delegation to the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Côte d’Ivoire.

The Super Eagles are set to face the host nation in a highly anticipated rematch at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan on Sunday, February 11.

This news comes after the Vice President represented the President at the semi-finals when the Super Eagles triumphed over South Africa in a nail-biting encounter.

The Nigerian national team is now ready to rekindle the memories of their 1-0 group stage victory against Côte d’Ivoire, secured through a penalty by Captain William Troost-Ekong.

President Tinubu’s decision to send Vice President Shettima to the finals highlights the government’s commitment to supporting the Super Eagles and promoting national unity through the power of football.

The President believes that the Vice President’s presence at the event will serve as a testament to this unwavering support.

The federal government is calling on all Nigerians, both at home and abroad, to come together in support of the Super Eagles and to create a wave of national pride that will propel the team to glory.

As the Super Eagles prepare for the ultimate showdown against Côte d’Ivoire, the nation’s hopes are pinned on their success.

The outcome of this match will undoubtedly be a defining moment in Nigerian football history, and the support of the entire nation is essential in driving the team to victory.

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