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AFCON: NASS principal officers, committee members to watch Super Eagles in Cote d’Ivoire

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Ahead of the crucial quarter finals clash between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Palancas Negras of Angola, the principal officers of the National Assembly will visit Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to cheer the Nigerian team at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.

The chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Kawu Sumaila, made this known while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

Recall that the Super Eagles defeated the Indomitable lions of Cameroon during the round of 16 to qualify for the quarter finals at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium.

He said apart from the principal officers, the National Assembly joint Committees on Sports will also travel to Abidjan to support the Super Eagles.

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“I am happy with the performance of the Nigerian team at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.

“The principal officers of the National Assembly and the two Committees on Sports will also be in Cote d’Ivoire to watch the quarter finals with Angola,” Sumaila said.

Speaking on the fate of the coach of the Super Eagles, Jose Peseiro, the lawmaker said “we will look at it after the competition, am sure of victory for the Super Eagles against Angola”.

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