By; AMOS MATHEW, Kaduna
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for qualifying for the knockout stage of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) taking place in Cameroon in grand style.
Gbajabiamila expressed delight that the Super Eagles qualified for the next stage by obtaining the maximum points in the group stage after defeating Guinea-Bissau two goals to nil.
The Eagles defeated all their opponents in Group D, namely Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau, and obtained nine points in the process.
Gbajabiamila said the spirit with which the Super Eagles have been playing at the tournament showed they are ready to come back home with the trophy.
He commended the players for working as a team and lauded the technical crew for giving them the right guidance to confront their opponents.
The speaker, who is the leader of the Federal Government’s delegation to cheer up the Super Eagles during the tournament, wished them well in their next encounter.