As the Super Eagles prepare for their crucial semi-final against South Africa, a non-governmental organisation, 100% Focus Nigeria, has stepped up to show their support by donating jerseys for fans.
Ahead of Wednesday’s match at Stade de la Paix in Bouake, the group’s chairman, Ibrahim Mohammed, presented the jerseys to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). “This gesture is a token from our group,” he said, “and we encourage the Super Eagles to not just deliver the final ticket but also the trophy to unite Nigerians.”
Mr Mohammed urged Nigerians to stay solidly behind the team and can “restore the confidence we have in the Super Eagles.” He expressed optimism for victory, believing they can “cruise to the final.”
While confident, Mr Mohammed cautioned against underestimating South Africa. “Take this match as your final,” he advised the players. “Their local league may surpass ours in popularity and infrastructure, but our experience