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AFCON final: David Mark charges Super Eagles to win

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Excited by the performance of Super Eagles so far in the ongoing African Cup of Nation (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire, former Senate President David Mark, on Friday, charged them to win the trophy in Sunday’s final.

He said, as a sports enthusiast, their victory over Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the semi-final on Wednesday was a memorial of honour done to Nigeria, while urging Super Eagles to sustain the winning spirit.

In a statement on Friday, the retired Colonel expressed joy at the Super Eagles’ remarkable and dramatic victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

He said the statement was his personal message to officials and players of the Super Eagles, stating that “the match was full of suspense, twists and turns but in the end, Nigeria triumphed. This victory is hard won. We cannot take it for granted .

“We are proud of how far you have come. Coming ahead on Sunday is the most important match of all. Go for the gold and bring the trophy home”.

He specifically commended the Super Eagles’ head coach, Jose Peseiro, for his hard work and inspiration to the players at the event saying, “your strategy is result oriented.

“You have all displayed the can-do spirit of Nigerians to the whole world. Go into the final with full determination and team spirit “.

Recall that Senator Mark earlier sent a goodwill message to the team before the commencement of the tournament when he urged the team to go for victory all the way .

He reminded them that they carry the hopes and dreams of over 200 million Nigerians and their supporters from around the world.

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