“Unprecedented”: Tinubu, Atiku, Obi Congratulate Osimhen, Oshoala, Nnadozie For Winning CAF Awards

“Unprecedented”: Tinubu, Atiku, Obi Congratulate Osimhen, Oshoala, Nnadozie For Winning CAF Awards

  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has recognised the achievements of Victim Osimhen, Asisat Oshoala and Nnadozie Chiamaka
  • Tinubu thanked them for making Nigeria proud at the 2023 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards
  • He described their achievement as inspirational for winning the highest individual and team awards

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

State House, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated the award-winning of Victim Osimhen, Asisat Oshoala and Nnadozie Chiamaka for making Nigeria proud at the CAF 2023 Awards.

The President commended them for being sources of pride to the nation and an inspiration for aspiring footballers across the continent.

Tinubu celebrates Osimhen, Oshoala, Nnadozie for winning CAF awards
Tinubu congratulates Osimhen, Oshoala, Nnadozie for winning Africa Best Player, Goalkeeper Awards Photo Credit:@NGRPresident
Source: Twitter

This was contained in a statement issued by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser of the President, Media & Publicity.

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Special Assistant to the President on social media , Olusegun Dada shared the statement on his X page (formerly known as Twitter) @Dolusegun16

''I commend Victor and Asisat for not forgetting their roots and days of humble beginnings in the game they love so much and for acknowledging the role of indigenous coaches in shaping their careers.
''I join all Nigerian fans in praying that this well-deserved honour will be the beginning of a continued journey filled with success, triumphs, and the fulfilment of all your footballing dreams"

Also congratulating the award-winning footballers, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar said their achievements are "no mean feat and is unprecedented in the rich footballing history of our dear country."

Atiku via his X page, @atiku, partially wrote:

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"Osimhen bringing the title to Nigeria after 24 years is no mean feat, as is Asisat Oshoala's winning the same title for the sixth time."

In similar manner, Peter Obi congratulated Osimhen and Oshoala for emerging African Players of the Year, in box Men and Women categories.

The LP presidential candidate posted this via his X page, @PeterObi

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She noted that she was desperate for a man to be in her life as she needed one to take home for December.

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Asisat Oshoala’s biography

Oshoala, striker for Spanish Liga club FC Barcelona Femeni, is best known for her goal-scoring ability.

She has had plenty of successes in her career so far.

Asisat Oshoala is a gifted footballer who has now been named African Women's Player of the Year a record six times. Her exceptional success earned her a place in the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list in 2020.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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