The National Chairman of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is upbeat that the Super Eagles would triumph over the Palancas Negras of Angola.
Speaking when he received members of the local organising committee (LOC) of Miss football organisation of Nigeria at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja, he argued that the Super Eagles have the wherewithal to emerge winners of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
The former Governor of Kano state said as an ardent football fan, he have been monitoring the performance of the Super Eagles with keen interest.
Said he: “Coincidentally since I am the grand patron of supporters club, I am using my position to tell you that since begining of this Africa cup nation, there is no match that I have not watched. I can tell you who is who from the team and also to inform you tomorrow by 6 p.m Nigeria is playing against Angola.
“We know our defence is very strong because we have only conceded only one goal. what we require is the middle, our forward is also fantastic.
“We will continue to pray so that we win our match against Angola and then we move to semi final and in the semi-final I know the coast is clear already.”
He described the decision by the Amb Moses Ebahor led LOC to organise the APC national Cup 2024 for youths across the nation as well thought out since it was in consonance with the manifesto other APC.
The APC chief disclosed that plans have been concluded to establish national secretariats for the youths, women and physically challenged wings of the party.
He added: “No doubt what you are doing in consonance with APC as ain institutions and oil party. Back bone of any party is the youths and what doing is for the youths.
“We are seriously planning to establish a youth wing secretariat, we have women wing , and wing for the physically challenged. In each of these we are trying to establish a secretariat so that activities will be put together in order to promote the party and manifesto of our own party.
” This kind of project which you have undertaken is in consonance with what we believe. We must assist you in looking for sponsor in order to sustain what you are doing.”
Ebahor who presented customized jerseys and tracksuits to Ganduje and members of the national working committee (NWC) disclosed that the participants would lock horns with each other in the six geopolitical zones of the country while the finals is billed to take place in Abuja after the Ramadan fasting period in March this year.