The Nigerian Presidency has congratulated the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire for their victory over the Super Eagles.
President Bola Tinubu’s spokesman, Bayo Onanuga, said the Ivorian team equalled Nigeria as three time winners of AFCON.
Posting on X, Onanuga also congratulated the Super Eagles for emerging second.
According to Onanuga: “Congratulations Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire for being TotalEnergiesAFCON2023 champions, equaling Nigeria as three time winners.
“Congratulations the Super Eagles of Nigeria for picking the silver. There will always be another time for victory song. Today was not just the Super Eagles day.”
The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to their Ivorian counterparts.