AFCON: Okonjo-Iweala Motivates Super Eagles ahead of SA semi’s Clash

World Trade Organization Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has extended her support to the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their crucial semi-final clash against South Africa in the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In a tweet from her official account, she encouraged the team to secure victory and advance to the finals, emphasizing the importance of getting the job done.

Reflecting on Nigeria’s recent quarter-final victory over Angola, where they emerged triumphant with a 1-0 scoreline, Okonjo-Iweala expressed confidence in the team’s ability to maintain their winning momentum. Additionally, she conveyed her best wishes to Coach Jose Peseiro and his squad as they prepare to face the formidable challenge posed by the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

The upcoming encounter holds significant importance for both sides, with South Africa securing their spot in the semi-finals after a hard-fought victory via penalty shootout against Cape Verde.

With the kick-off scheduled for 6 pm, anticipation and excitement surround the match as fans eagerly await the outcome of this highly anticipated showdown.

IMAGE: Sportsbrief

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