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Nigeria Pillar of Sports Pledges ₦1 Million per Goal as Super Eagles Qualify for AFCON Final

The Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, has lauded the Super Eagles’ qualification for the AFCON final and announced a generous incentive to spur them on in the championship clash.

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After witnessing Nigeria’s hard-fought victory over South Africa in the semifinal, Chief Ejidike commended the team’s resilience and determination in securing their place in the final. Describing the match as gritty, he praised the commitment and discipline displayed by the players throughout the encounter.

In a bid to motivate the Super Eagles to clinch the trophy, Chief Ejidike pledged to reward the team with ₦1 million for every goal scored in the regulation time of the final match against Cote d’Ivoire. This promise serves as a significant incentive for the players to deliver a stellar performance and bring glory to Nigeria.

Additionally, Chief Ejidike expressed gratitude to the federal government, the Ministry of Sports Development, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and all football stakeholders for their unwavering support of the Super Eagles. He called for continued backing to ensure the team’s success in their quest to become African champions for the fourth time.

Reflecting on the Super Eagles’ performance in the tournament so far, Chief Ejidike commended Coach José Peseiro and his players for their tenacity and resilience, particularly in the semifinal showdown against South Africa. Despite the tough opposition, Nigeria maintained an unbeaten record in the tournament and showcased a formidable defense, conceding just two goals.

As Nigeria prepares to face Cote d’Ivoire in the final, Chief Ejidike’s generous pledge adds an extra layer of motivation for the Super Eagles to deliver a memorable performance and secure victory in the championship match.

With the Pillar of Sports’ support and the nation behind them, the Super Eagles are poised to make history and claim glory in the AFCON final.

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