We are forever proud of you, Atiku tells Eagles

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Humbled Super Eagles

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has praised the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their exploit in the on-going African Cup of Nation tournament in Egypt.

He expressed some words of encouragement on Sunday, following the loss of the Super Eagles to Algeria in a semi-final match.

“Well done SuperEagles. We are forever proud of you. Though we didn’t make the finals, we stayed committed till the end,” Atiku said.

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