Lagos is your new haven, The Super Eagles were elated on Wednesday as Lagos State government hosted them to a dinner at the State House.
Apart from the sumptuous dinner, the players, their officials, and some members of NFF also got a taste of what awaits them should they make Lagos their new home.
Excited Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, accompanied by members of his executive council,
reminisced on the glorious days of the national teams at the Sports City and promised to continue to build facilities that would bring back the glory days of Nigerian sports.
Sanwo-Olu reminds Super Eagles Nigerians faith in them and charged them to go to Benin Republic to make Nigerians proud.
He said: “We want you to win in Porto Novo and come back to a rousing reception
We decided to take you through the blue seas of Lagos to show you the beauty in our state. We want Lagos to be our own Miami, where rivers play big roles in the lives of the people.”
One of the chief beneficiaries of Wednesday’s reception for the Super Eagles is the team’s camp commandant, Patrick Pascal.
who the governor promised a three-bedroom flat in a new estate in Ikorodu or his services to Nigeria.
“We are building new estates in Ikorodu and part of the infrastructures are two new stadium for the youths.
Amaju Pinnick Commends Sanwo-Olu
The NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, commended Governor Sanwo-Olu for his efforts in turning Lagos into a modern megacity, saying the Super Eagles would like to make the state their permanent home.
“Governor Sanwo-Olu supported us to beat Cameroon at the 2019 African Nations Cup in Egypt and always will
On the team’s Porto Novo trip for their African Cup of Nations qualifier, Pinnick said, “We will travel by boat
“We want to educate Nigerians of the other means of transportation than air and road .”
Lagos is your new haven