AFCON: Samuel Eto’o applauds Super Eagles’s victory against Sudan

By Oluwaseun Sonde

The President of Cameroonian Football Federation and former Cameroonian player, Samuel Eto’o has applauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for defeating Sudanese player at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Eto’o who showered praises on the player on his social media platform after the Nigeria’s team thrashing Sudan 3-1 on Saturday, said “Well done Super Eagles for securing your second victory and moving on to the knockout stage”.

Meanwhile, the Eagles defeated the Falcons of Jediane at the Stade Roumdé Adjia to advance to the round of 16 of the competition, with goals from Samuel Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi and Moses Simon securing their spot.

According to report gathered, the three-time African champions, who were yet to be paid two-match bonuses prior to the start of the tournament, would now be paid their bonuses for Tuesday’s win over Egypt and the outstanding bonuses as well.

While the players will receive $10,000 each for the victories over Egypt and Sudan. This comes after the Nigeria Football Federation and the Eagles reached an agreement over the mode of payment for wins and draws at the tournament.

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