Rivers State Governor, Rt Hon Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has said the Super Eagles will still go far at the ongoing Nations Cup championship, despite drawing its first two games, with a group game to go.
He made the remarks when he donated the sum of $100,000 to the team
in Nelspruit on Friday afternoon. Governor Amaechi, who is also the
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, further revealed that he has
the words of President Goodluck Jonathan that the team will not lack
anything to excel at the championship.
“Let me also say that Alhaji Aliko Dangote has asked me to tell the
team that he will donate huge amount to the team, when it reaches the
quarter final and he will be here personally to support the team and
cheer you to victory”, he said.
And on Saturday the Executive Mayor of Mbombela, Hon (Mrs) Catherine Dlamini paid a courtesy call on the team.
She said she came to boost the spirit of the team ahead of their last group game against Ethiopia, adding that she expects
Corporate giants, Guinnes Nigeria Plc has also said it will from now
on give $5000 (five thousand dollars), for every goal scored by the
Super Eagles at Afcon 2013