The Honourable Minister of Sports,
and Chairman of the National Sports
Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi
has thanked Nigerians for the massive
support of the Super Eagles, stating that
their support inspired the team to victory.
He further commended the players, Coach
Stephen Keshi and other members of the
technical and support team for their hardwork,
dedication and discipline, which has translated
into victory for the team.
According to Abdullahi, the Super Eagles have
given Nigerians a cause for celebrations and their
victory has lifted the mood of the nation ahead of
the 100 year anniversary celebrations of Nigeria.
He however noted that, “This is not the final destination.
We will work with the Nigeria Football Federation to
ensure that we build on the current success and make
the Super Eagles world-beaters.
We will not rest until enduring governance systems
for sports management have been built and the culture
of excellence is entrenched in not just football but in all
SA (Media) to HM Sports
February 11, 2013