In a heartfelt response to the Super Eagles’ performance in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final, Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), expressed his admiration for the team’s tenacity despite their 2-1 defeat to the Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire.
Through a series of posts on his official social media handle, Obi praised the Super Eagles for their unwavering energy, stamina, and tactical prowess throughout the pulsating final match.
Acknowledging the disappointment of the loss, Obi extended his congratulations to the team for their remarkable display of talent and football skills, which propelled them to the final stage of the tournament.
Emphasizing Nigeria’s abundance of talent showcased by the national team, Obi reiterated his pride in the resilience and determination exhibited by the players, reflecting the indomitable spirit of the Nigerian people.
While celebrating the unity fostered by support for the Super Eagles, Obi also took a moment to remember and mourn Nigerians who tragically lost their lives during the semifinal match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
In conclusion, Obi extended his congratulations to the AFCON champions, Cote d’Ivoire, applauding their gallant performance and wishing them and their nation success in the ongoing journey to building a better Africa.
Through his words, Obi emphasized the importance of unity in overcoming challenges and building a stronger, more resilient nation and continent.