AFCON 2021: Super Eagles win, gift to armed forces – Atiku

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Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has applauded  the effort of  Super Eagles for defeating the Falcons of Sudan.

The Super Eagles had beaten Egypt 1-0 in their first Group D fixture

Nigeria defeated the Sudanese side 3-1 in their second leg encounter in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon.

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Goals from Samuel Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi and Moses Simon gave the three-time champions a three-goal lead against Sudanese.

Atiku took to his Twitter page, describing Nigeria’s win as a gift to the remembrance of gallant armed forces.

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His tweet read,

“Textbook victory over Sudan. Well done, Super Eagles, @NGSuperEagles

“An excellent result to celebrate as a country, and also a gift to the remembrance of our gallant armed forces.”

Nigeria are through to the knockout stages of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, following their recent  win.

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