AFCON: Tinubu confers national honours on Super Eagles
President Bola Tinubu has awarded the Super Eagles team the Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) national honour for their outstanding display at the just concluded AFCON 2023 tournament in Ivory Coast.
Also, the Super Eagles were awarded one flat and a plot of land in the Federal Capital Territory.
Nigeria came second in the highly electrified tournament after losing the trophy to the hosts, Ivory Coast.
The Nigerian team were received at the State House on Tuesday where they were conferred with the titles.
All the team members and officials were in present including Alex Iwobi, who came under cyber-attacks over the unfortunate loss to the Elephants.
They now join the ranks of imam Abdullahi Abubakar, HRM Eze Isaac Ikonne, Dr. Faisal Shuaibu, Chief Silva Ejeh Ameh, Alh. Kamoru Ibitoye Yusuf, Mallam Ibrahim Okposi, Alhaji Shehu Uthman, Barr. Chris Ezem, Davido and Teni to have received the national honours.