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Tinubu To Watch Final AFCON Match



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President Bola Tinubu is to watch the final match of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON on Sunday, the president of the Confederation of African Football Federations, CAF, Patrice Motsepe confirmed on Friday. reports that Nigeria and Ivory Coast are to vie for the AFCON trophy at the match that is expected to kick off by 9.00 pm at the Alassanne Ouattara Stadium, Ebimpe, Abidjan, on Sunday.

Patrice Motsepe opened up on President Tinubu’s presence at the AFCON final match during his press conference on Friday at the Palace de la Culture in Trechville, Abidjan.

He made the revelation when he was asked when Africa could host the World Cup again.

It was at that point he then suggested that the CAF president disclosed that Nigeria could be putting in a bid.

The South African business mogul replied: “Nigeria must put in a bid. The Nigerian president (Bola Tinubu) is coming to watch the final on Sunday. I will have a conversation with him about it.”

Nigeria’s Vice President Kashim Shettima was in attendance when the Super Eagles defeated South Africa 4-2 on penalties in the semi-finals on Wednesday.

It will be the first time that Tinubu will be watching Eagles match as president of Nigeria and with it the expectation of lifting the AFCON trophy.

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