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President Bola Tinubu will watch Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire game live in Abidjan – CAF

The Confederation of African Football Federations (CAF) has revealed that Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu will be attending the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final between Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire.

 

CAF President, Patrice Motsepe, made the announcement during his press conference on Friday at the Palace de la Culture in Trechville, Abidjan.

Super Eagles of Nigeria and hosts Cote d’Ivoire will clash in the final of the tournament at the Alassanne Ouattara Stadium, Ebimpe, Abidjan, on Sunday.

Motsepe was asked when Africa could host the World Cup again and he disclosed that he will have a conversation with Tinubu about it when he arrives Abidjan.

He said; “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.”

Nigeria’s Vice President Kashim Shettima was in attendance when the Super Eagles defeated South Africa 4-2 on penalties in the semi-finals on Wednesday.

Prior to that, Nigeria’s Senate President, Godswill Akpabio and Presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi also went to the stadium to watch the Super Eagles play.




 

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