The Vice Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alh. Ibrahim Shettima after the Super Eagles lost in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nation, encourage the team to raise their heads high, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.
Host nation, Ivory Coast evened Nigeria’s three African cup titles following their 2-1 win on the night with Jose Peseiro’s men look devastated.
The number two citizen of the nation on walking into the dressing room after the game, applauded the players telling them “you have no cause in to be said.”
“Yes, we have tried our best and the be rest assured that there’s always a next time. It is not a disaster to be unable to capture your idea but it is a disaster to have no idea to capture.” The V.P said.
“Some countries, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia excited two-three weeks ago, we have come this far, so close, be rest assure we that we will come back roaring stronger in the next dispensation.
“There is a cause for celebration, we are the second best footballing nation in Africa. You have no cause to be sad, you have every cause to celebrate. The nation is proud of you. You are the source of our national unity.”