AFCON: Progressive Governors’ Forum donates N200 million to Super Eagles


The Honorable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh has secured the sum of two hundred million Naira for the Super Eagles of Nigeria playing at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

Enoh also commended the enthusiasm of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum and all members of the Forum for the swift action taken after the call for the Forum to motivate the team ahead of the semi-finals match against the South Africans.

He further confirmed that the complete sum of two hundred million Naira [#200,000,000] has already been redeemed to the players by the Progressive Governors’ Forum.

Enoh in a statement signed by his S.A Media, Diana-Mary Tiku Msan, on Wednesday, said, “I want to thank the Progressive Governors’ Forum under the leadership of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state for galvanizing and redeeming the sum of two hundred million Naira only to the Super Eagles of Nigeria who are currently in Cote D’Ivoire for AFCON 2023.”

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“The Super Eagles have shown immense commitment and tenacity through every match, this shows that they are on the path to conquer the continent again and bring home the coveted Cup of Nations.

”Therefore, we must rally support for them because upon their shoulders lie the enormous responsibility to make Nigeria our great Nation proud “.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are expected to take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the semi-finals of AFCON at Stade Bouaké in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, Wednesday.


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