Our Chances Of Winning AFCON Very Bright – NFF President

 President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ibrahim Gusau, has disclosed that Nigeria’s chances of winning the 2024 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) are very bright.

He spoke in an interview with journalists in Ikom LGA, Cross River State when he attended the Thanksgiving service in a Catholic Church, organised by the Minister of Sports Development, John Owan-Enoh.

He said the NFF had done much to prepare the Super Eagles to participate in the tournament.

He disclosed that the federal government had also approved and released the team’s requests to enable them have good participation at AFCON in Cote D’Ivoire billed to commence on 13 January 2024 at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan.

He said, “Our chances at upcoming AFCON are very bright. We have done much to prepare our national football team well for the continental football fiesta.

“Government has so far approved what we requested to enable us have good participation at the Nations’ Cup. So we are confident that we are ready to beat other competitors.

“We have 25 quality, young and vibrant players to represent Nigeria. I want to say that we we’re ready to do the country proud.”

He called on Nigerians to support the team with prayers.

He also spoke about sanitizing the NFF holistically to enable them have even better chances at the premier and other leagues.

“We’re still trying our best to clear the backlog of what we met. With what we are doing in the less than two years, we hope to completely sanitise the system to consolidate our winning chances at all continental championships and better our leagues,” he added.