President Bola Tinubu has conveyed his dissatisfaction with the performance of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire.
During a recent meeting with the Minister of Sports, John Enoh, President Tinubu emphasized the need for the team to elevate their game and strive for excellence to secure victory in the tournament.
President’s Discontent and Call for Improvement:
President Tinubu’s sentiments were revealed by Minister Enoh during a Zoom meeting with the Super Eagles on the night of Wednesday, January 24.
The President, unimpressed with the team’s recent performance, urged them to demonstrate exceptional skill and determination in the upcoming matches, emphasizing the importance of bringing the AFCON trophy home.
Details of the Meeting:
Minister Enoh shared insights from his meeting with President Tinubu, highlighting the President’s acknowledgment of the team’s qualification and expressing his expectations for an enhanced performance moving forward.
The President specifically instructed Enoh to convey his message to the players, underscoring his active interest in closely monitoring the Super Eagles’ matches.
President’s Monitoring and Expectations:
President Tinubu’s directive indicates his close scrutiny of the team’s progress and his desire for a more impressive display in the tournament.
The acknowledgment of room for improvement in the last match serves as a motivational call for the Super Eagles to exceed expectations as they progress beyond the group stages.
Team’s Response and AFCON Outlook:
The Super Eagles, having received the President’s message through Minister Enoh, now have added motivation to elevate their performance in the remaining matches of the AFCON.
With the President’s watchful eye on their endeavors, the team is expected to channel their efforts towards meeting the high expectations set by both the fans and the nation’s leader.