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Tinubu to watch Super Eagles play AFCON final in Abidjan

Tinubu to watch Super Eagles play AFCON final in Abidjan

President Bola Tinubu will be in Abidjan, Ivory Coast to watch the Super Eagles play hosts Ivory Coast in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan on Sunday.

According to Making of Champions, CAF President, Patrice Motsepe, disclosed this during a press conference in Abidjan on Friday.

Motsepe was responding to a question by a Nigerian journalist when next an African country would host the World after South Africa did in 2010.

“Nigeria must put in a bid. The Nigerian president (Bola Tinubu) is coming to watch the final on Sunday…I will have a conversation with him about it ” Motsepe said.

Vice President Kashim Shettima was at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake to watch the Super Eagles qualify for the final after defeating South Africa 4-2 on penalties.

He was accompanied by Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun and that of Bayelsa Duoye Diri.

Tinubu had earlier called the Eagles to encourage them before their quarter final win over Angola.

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