President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has awarded and presented Members of the Order of the Niger, MON, to the Super Eagles Team and management and thanked them for the spirit of sportsmanship throughout the 2023 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, tournament.
He made this known when he received an audience of the Super Eagles and Members of Team Nigeria at the State House Council Chambers in Abuja on Tuesday.
President Tinubu also presented them with one flat in Nigeria and a plot of Land in the Federal Capital Territory as a sign of gratitude for their service.
He thanked the team for their resilience and for uplifting the spirit of the nation through their play in the tournament despite the loss of the trophy.
The Super Eagles had lost 2-1 to the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire at the finals on Sunday which was held at the Alassane Quattara Stadium in Abidjan.