President Mohammadu Buhari is to receive the home based Super Eagles at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock Villa on Feb 28 in appreciation of the team’s performance at the just concluded African Nations’ Championship, CHAN 2018, held in Morocco.
While the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has also promised to stage a reception for the CHAN Eagles, who became the first Nigerian team to reach the final of the competition reserved for players who feature in their respective domestic leagues.
This was disclosed by the Super Eagles Captain and goalkeeper Ezenwa after the final match in Morocco. His words, “We have been informed that the Number One citizen of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, will be receiving us at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa on the 28th of February and we are excited about it,”
“It shows that the President and the great people of Nigeria really appreciate us despite the fact we did not bring the cup home.
“Now we just hope all goes well because we are really looking forward to the date in the Aso Rock with the President”