Exclusive communications partner to the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), MTN, has commended the Super Eagles on their triumph over South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the semifinal showdown of the ongoing AFCON tournament.
In a congratulatory message to the Super Eagles, MTN Nigeria CEO, Karl Toriola, said: “We are elated to witness the exceptional performance of our national team, the Super Eagles, as they soar towards victory.
“Their resilience and dedication on the field embody the spirit of our nation, and we stand proud to be on this exhilarating journey alongside them. With over 200 million passionate fans rallying behind our team, we are united in our support and commitment to cheering them on.”
Toriola also commended the Bafana Bafana team for putting up a good fight, and taking their loss in good faith, conscious of the spirit of brotherhood that binds all Africans.
“They played very well too, and it could easily have gone the other way. For that, they deserve our respect, and we salute their diligence,” he said.
MTN Nigeria reaffirmed its dedication to fostering growth and development in Nigeria’s football landscape, continuously investing in the development of the sport, nurturing young talent, and promoting grassroots initiatives to ensure a thriving football ecosystem while recognising the integral role of sports in uniting communities and fostering national pride.