Governor Radda Commends Super Eagles' Resilience Amidst AFCON Final Loss, Encourages Shift to 2026 World Cup Preparations

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Katsina Times 

Katsina State Governor, Malam Dikko Umaru Radda, extends congratulations to the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their commendable performance in the recently concluded African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Despite losing the final game 2-1 to the host nation, Cote d'Ivoire, the governor emphasizes the pride Nigerians feel for their national team and players.

Governor Radda, a member of the Presidential delegation to the Nations Cup finals, expressed his sentiments, stating, "On behalf of the government and people of Katsina State, I extend our heartfelt congratulations on your valiant performance in the recent African Cup of Nations." He acknowledges the team's dedication, sportsmanship, and fighting spirit throughout the tournament, instilling pride in the nation.

While recognizing the disappointment of falling short in the final, Governor Radda encourages the Super Eagles to view this setback as motivation for conquering new challenges. As the team shifts focus to the World Cup qualifying series, he urges them to maintain dedication and commitment.

Governor Radda emphasizes the high expectations from the global community and assures the Super Eagles of unwavering support from the people of Katsina. He encourages the team to carry the lessons learned, channel their passion, and continue playing with the same unwavering spirit that captured hearts during AFCON.

In a closing statement, Governor Radda highlights that success is not solely defined by trophies but also by resilience, perseverance, and the ability to rise above defeat. He expresses confidence that the Super Eagles will learn from this experience, emerge stronger, and achieve greater heights on the international stage.

The governor concludes with a motivational call to the Super Eagles, saying, "Go forth, Super Eagles, and make us proud once again."

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