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AFCON 2024: Obaseki rejoices for the Super Eagles as they defeat Guinea Bissau 1-0 to advance to the Round of 16.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria, who are playing in the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, defeated Guinea Bissau 1-0 to advance to the next round of the competition. The governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the team on yet another exciting performance.

In a statement, Obaseki said, “I would like to express my sincere congratulations to our beloved Super Eagles for yet another outstanding performance in the ongoing 2024 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).” The team defeated Guinea Bissau 1-0 and secured seven points, which allowed them to advance to the competition’s knockout stage.

We are proud of your accomplishments and exploits, and you have continued to embody the tenacious and unwavering Nigerian spirit by proudly and passionately waving the national flag.

“As you advance in the continental competition, I implore you to stay concentrated and uphold the high degree of discipline and dedication that has gotten you this far. Your capacity to win the laurel is something we all support and believe in. Well done.

Similar to this, the Edo State Football Association (Edo FA) honored and recognized Super Eagles players Ahmed Musa and Victor Osimhen, who are Edo natives, with a special ceremony in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Representatives from Edo FA gave both players mementos as a token of appreciation during the quick ceremony that took place at the Pullman Abidjan Hotel.

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