The House of Representatives has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for clinching the silver prize at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations for the fifth time.
“Nevertheless, they have proven that Nigeria remains the giant of Africa in sport and other endeavours.
Rotimi said that the achievement of the Super Eagles would inspire not just the multitude of sports talents across the country but countrymen and women in other spheres of influence to do more for their fatherland.
He said that the country has been more united by their sterling performance at the tournament, commending the Super Eagles for giving a good account of themselves during the games.
Speaker Abbas adds that the house, under his leadership, will continue to support programmes and policies that promote sports and youth development.
Reports have it that the Eagles lost 2-1 to the Elephants of Ivory Coast – the host nation, in a tense, anticipated final match.