By: *Sunday Agunbiade
Nigeria High Commissioner To Cameroon, Ambassador Abayomi Olonisakin has given his full backing to the leadership and members of Football Fans Club of Nigeria, FFCN.
The Retired Chief of Defense Staff ,Ambassador Olonisakin, while welcoming the group to the country for their beautiful display and matured composure giving to the Super Eagles at their opening match in Garuoa beating Pharaoh of Egypt 1-0 charged the leading Supporters Club to maintain the standard and be a good representatives of Nigeria in the tournament.
Receiving the only Woman leader in the history of Supporters club in Nigeria, Olonishakin officially endorsed the team as the itinerary of Nigeria to Cameroon for the 2021 African Cup of Nation
“I want to on behalf of the High Commission welcome you to this tournament .It’s no doubt that this Supporters club is very matured and organized and we have no reservation endorsing you as a representative of Nigeria here. We welcome you officially to Cameroon and especially Garoua where you will be giving full support to our senior national team to victory”
“I want to give kudos to your President, a very strong woman amongst men, Amb. Kemi for moving this brand. We charge you more to be a good Ambassador of Nigeria and cheer Eagles to victory in this tournament”
“I want to say that the Nigerian community in Cameroon is fully in support of what you are doing since you arrived and I believe some of them will metamorphose into this brand of Supporters for success.” He enthused
Reacting, the National President of the group, *Ambassador Ogunfuwa* thanked the High Commissioner for his support, and assured him that the group will be a good Ambassador of the nation in the tournament. She prays for successful outing for the Eagles
“On behalf of the entire members and Executive of Football Fans Club of Nigeria, FFCN, I like to say thank you very much for your support Sir, and particularly, your words of encouragement to this group .By the grace of God, Nigeria will win this AFCON for record 4th time and we will sacrifice all to cheer Eagles to glory, amen. The CAF Award winning Boss assured
Nigeria won their opening match against Pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 and book a date with Sudan today(Saturday) by 5pm
*Sunday Agunbiade National Media Officer