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AFCON 2023: Obi congratulates Super Eagles on win over South Africa

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Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 presidential election, has congratulated the Super Eagles over their semi-final win over South Africa.

Obi, in a statement posted on his verified X handle on Wednesday night, applauded the team’s “great determination, professionalism, and patriotism.”

He, however, urged the Super Eagles to maintain their can-do spirit and bring the AFCON trophy home.

Obi’s statment reads, “Today was yet another victorious outing for Nigeria as our national team, the Super Eagles, displayed great fighting spirit, beating the Bafana Bafana of South Africa to take Nigeria to the finals in the ongoing AFCON games.

“Our team has maintained great determination, professionalism, and patriotism with a high energy level, signifying their readiness to bring home the trophy.

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“I congratulate them and our dear nation for this victory, while appreciating everyone who has contributed to our victorious journey so far. As we prepare for the finals and get ready to lift the trophy together, we remain hopeful that we will do so together as one.

“We will lift the banner of unity, peace, and progress in the new Nigeria we look forward to. Nigeria is a great nation with great people.”

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