Super Eagles team that won the bronze medal in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) on Friday arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
Naija News reports that the Super Eagles team won the bronze medal after defeating Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place match in Egypt on Wednesday.
The Nigerian national team led by its Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr was received by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Youths and Sports led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha ably supported by the Permanent Secretary, Youths and Sports Olusade Adesola.
This online news platform understands that 12 players returned to Nigeria and they were led by Eagles’ Assistant Captain Ahmed Musa, and the three Nigerian goalkeepers; Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho and Ikechukwu Ezenwa.
Others included Wilfred Ndidi, Chidozie Awaziem, Paul Onuachu, Shehu Abdullahi, Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen.
They were treated to a colourful reception at the Arrival Hall of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja where led by the Victor Nwejinaka led Black Bone Cultural troupe.
Source: Naija News