Former President of Nigerian, Goodluck Jonathan, has commended the Super Eagles for qualifying for the knockout stages in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
The former leader in a post on his Twitter account stated that the Super Eagles have a resilient spirit in the tournament.
Jonathan charged the Nigeria football team to sustain their momentum at the tournament as they aim for the ultimate prize.
The former President wrote, “Well done @NGSuperEagles for advancing to the knockout stage of #AFCON2021.
“This is a clear demonstration of the Nigerian resilient spirit. I wish them more victories in the games ahead and urge them to sustain this momentum as we aim for the ultimate prize. -GEJ”
The Super Eagles qualified for the knockout stages of the tournament after winning all matches in Group D.
They defeated Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau to qualify for the next round of the competition.
This article was originally published on Naija News