AFCON: Nigeria President Tinubu, 22 Governors, to Storm Côte d’Ivoire for 2023 Final

AFCON: Nigeria President Tinubu, 22 Governors, to Storm Côte d’Ivoire for 2023 Final

  • Nigeria's president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will reportedly be watching the AFCON 2023 final match between his national team and Ivory Coast
  • Victor Osimhen’s Super Eagles is all set to lock horns with hosts, Ivory Coast in the final of the AFCON
  • Speaking ahead of the final, a top source disclosed it will be a full house on Sunday, February 11, with the Nigerian leader planning to travel with several of his allies

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will reportedly travel to Ivory Coast to watch the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Côte d’Ivoire in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 final.

The AFCON 2023 final will be played on Sunday, February 11, at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan.

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Nigeria is looking to win her fourth AFCON title. Photo credits: @aonanuga1956, @AreaFada1
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While Nigeria is gunning for her fourth AFCON title, their opponent in the final are hoping to win their third continental trophy.

In a report on Friday, February 9, by Sports Brief, the media platform said a source informed it that President Tinubu will be in Ivory Coast for the final.

The source said:

"President Bola Tinubu is coming here for the final along with his wife (Oluremi Tinubu). Infact, about 22 governors are also expected. So, it will be a full house on Sunday.
"Cabinet members and ministers will be here for the game against Ivory Coast as well."

Before, Tinubu watched Nigeria's games at AFCON 2023 from his residence.

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In related news, reported that a white man had also predicted the scoreline of the Super Eagles' semi-final match.

In a TikTok video, @callum_wm said the match between Nigeria and South Africa on Wednesday, February 7, would end in a one-nil scoreline in favour of the Super Eagles.

He added that Fulham midfielder Alexander Chuka Iwobi would be the only scorer in the match. In the second game involving Ivory Coast and DR Congo, the man said it would end with two goals in favour of Congo.

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