The President/CEO of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote splashed the sum of N130 Million on Super Eagles Of Nigeria for reaching the Final of African Cup Of Nations 2013 in South Africa. Supper Eagles team reached the finals of the AFCON 2013 by thrashing Mali Team 4 – 1
Statement made by Dangote Group explained that the gesture is part of their onw way of promoting and encouraging sports development in Nigeria.
The Sport Minister Mallam Bolaji Abudllahi says Dangote has always demonstrated commitment to Government and people of Nigeria. We appreciate the gesture shown to the players and the coaching crew. This is an example for other Nigerians to follow.
Lot of football Lovers and super Eagles suporters believes that the donation would spur the national team to win the trophy. The Final of the 2013 Africa Cup Of Nations will be played on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 and is between Nigeria and Bukina Faso.
The Winner of the trophy will qualify for the 2013 FIFA Confederation Cup in Brazil as CAF representative