Though they finished badly at the African Nations Championships held in Morocco, the home-based Super Eagles are history makers in their own right and they are now set for a date with the President, Muhammadu Buhari.

The CHAN Eagles captain and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has told SCORENigeria that President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the team at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on February 28 to celebrate their heroics in Morocco.

“We have been informed that the Number One citizen of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, will be receiving us at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa on the 28th of February and we are excited about it,” Ezenwa disclosed.

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“It shows that the President and the great people of Nigeria really appreciate us despite the fact we did not bring the cup home.

“Now we just hope all goes well because we are really looking forward to the date in the Aso Rock with the President.”

The 2018 CHAN Eagles are the first Nigerian team to reach the final of the competition reserved for players who feature in their respective domestic leagues.

It is understood that the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode could also have some form of reward for the Nigerian B team.

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