The president tweeted to urge the team to go for the 2013 Afcon cup and he believed they had what it takes to win it
In a tweet by the presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, Jonathan urged the team to go for the cup and he believed they had what it takes to win it.
“The elimination stage is very crucial but I believe match after match the cup will arrive in Nigeria after 19 long years,” he stated.
Nigeria's Chelsea winger Victor Moses scored twice in the last 10 minutes through penalty kicks after the west Africans had failed to break down a very resilient Ethiopian side.
The Super Eagles thus clinched second place in Group C and will face the Elephants of Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals.