27 years after their victory in Tunis, the previous Super Eagles have actually been appropriately awarded for their effective outing on the continent
Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has actually accepted the allotment of residences to the successful Super Eagles team that won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.
According to a declaration from the presidency, each of the gamers consisting of the deceased will certainly obtain a 3-bedroom residence each in their recommended state.
Nigeria won the 1994 competition at the Stade El Menzah with previous Barcelona demonstrator Emmanuel Amuneke racking up a support that powered Clemens Westerhof’s males to a 2-1 resurgence sway Zambia.
The victory was the Super Eagles’ 2nd Afcon title, after their initial success in 1980 as well as their last remained in 2013 when they won it in South Africa.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise by the Federal Government,” reviewed the declaration.
“Following a memorandum by Minister of Works as well as Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, the President accepted the allowances in their states of choice, keeping in mind that 6 gamers as well as 3 technological staffs got their residences currently.
“The gamers are: Peter Rufai, Alloy Agu, Ike Shorounmu, Uche Okechukwu, Samson Siasia, Efan Ekoku, Sunday Oliseh, Benedict Iroha, Isaac Semitoje, Mutiu Adepoju, Emmanuel Amunike, Victor Ikpeba, Austin Eguavoen as well as Wilfred Agbonavbare (Deceased).
“Others are: Uche Okafor (Deceased), Thompson Oliha (Deceased), Stephen Keshi (Deceased), Christian Chukwu, Dr Akin Amao, Stephen Edema, Col. A Asielue and B. Aromasodun.”
Following the postponed gratification of the federal government’s pledge, Gernot Rohr’s will certainly be motivated to go for success when Nigeria fight for preeminence in Cameroon following year.
The Super Eagles’ newest success in the continental masterpiece can be found in 2019 when they went residence with bronze medals after a 1-0 success over Tunisia in the third-place video game.