Vice president of Nigeria, Kashim Shettima, joined the joyous Super Eagles team after their win over South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semifinal on Wednesday, February 7.
Lagos Reporters had reported that Shettima was among the dignitaries at the Stade de la Paix in Bouaké who watched the Eagles defeat the South Africans.
Nigeria reached the final of the tournament after a tense semifinal against South Africa which went the distance.
The West African giants progressed to their first AFCON final since 2013 when they beat Burkina Faso 1-0 thanks to a Sunday Mba strike. That was their third continental crown after wins in 1980 and 1994.
As they gun for their fourth title, politicians and other prominent personalities travelled to Ivory Coast to support their country.
Vice President Shettima was not left out of the on-field celebrations following Nigeria’s triumph.
Watch the video of Shettima on the pitch celebrating with the Eagles below:
The Vice President of Nigeria @officialSKSM was in Bouake to MOTIVATE the team.
— Adepoju Tobi Samuel (@OgaNlaMedia) February 7, 2024
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