AFCON 2021: Oby Ezekwesili congratulates Super Eagles after 'sweet win' over Egypt

Ezekwesili, in her congratulatory message to the national team, described their victory as a ‘sweet win.’
AFCON 2021: Oby Ezekwesili congratulates Super Eagles after 'sweet win' over Egypt

Iheanacho Kelechi (r) celebrates his goal which earned Nigeria a 1-0 win over Egypt. Credit: EPA

A former Federal Minister of Solid Minerals, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has congratulated the Nigeria national football team, Super Eagles, after their 1-0 win over Egypt.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday defeated Egypt's the Pharaohs for the first time in their opening fixture of the African Cup of Nations after losing to the same team in 1963 and 2010.

Ezekwesili, in her congratulatory message to the national team, described their victory as a ‘sweet win.’

She also noted that it was a teachable moment for sensible minds.

The ex-Minister also called on fellow Nigerians to celebrate the 'very competent' team for their win.

She said, “This sweet win by a very competent assemblage of @NGSuperEagles players is definitely a teachable moment for sensible minds. Congratulations folks.”

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