Ondo State gubernatorial hopeful and the immediate past Commissioner for Finance in Ondo state, Mr. Wale Akinterinwa (Ajangamo) has praised the Super Eagles for the hard-earned victory over their South African counterparts in yesterday’s epic semi final game.
The Super Eagles defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa 4-2 on penalties to reach the final of the 2024 AFCON. The Super Eagles will play against the Elephants of Cote D’voire in the final on Sunday.
Mr. Akinterinwa, who spoke after the energy sapping and nerve- wracking game, lauded the resilience and determination of the Super Eagles. “We have just watched an epic encounter between two bitter rivals. I commend the Nigerian team for its fighting spirit and the composure displayed during the penalty kicks”, he said.
Mr Akinterinwa hosted hundreds of football fans in his Ile-Oluji country home, who sang, danced and celebrated the Super Eagles’ performance.
” My hearty congratulations to the Super Eagles on the outstanding performance and win over South Africa, thereby deserving a well-earned spot in the African Cup of Nations finals. It is my advice that you stay resolute, and let the synergy and cordial relationship existing among the football federation, team officials and players be maintained. I can assure you that victory is ours on Sunday”. Akinterinwa stated.
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