Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


CAF hails Super Eagles spirit

10 January 2014, 18:51Israel Ojoko

Cape Town - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has hailed the Super Eagles for properly conducting themselves for inspection ahead of the kick-off of the 2014 African Nations Championship.

CAF’s General Coordinator for the Cape Town zone and former Ghanaian international, Anthony Baffoe who was in the company of famed retired Mauritius referee, Lee Kim Chong, Lesotho’s Baba Malephane, Cameroon’s Abel Mbengue, who is in charge of security and other CAF top notch gave the commendation when he inspected the team at its Garden Court De Waal abode in Cape Town.

“We hardly see teams from Africa and for African tournaments very organised with everything in place as we have seen of Nigeria, we must commend you and especially the Nigeria Football Federation for this wonderful attitude and we urge other countries to borrow a leaf from the way Nigeria do their things”, he said.

The hall consisting of players and officials of the Super Eagles responded with a thunderous applause, with Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor promising to relate the news to the NFF and assuring that it will be sustained.

The 2014 CHAN kicks off on Saturday.

- News24

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...