Pinnick WIth Nigeria's Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and other dignitaries at the Super Eagles camp before the game against Algeria
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is set to host players and officials of the Home- Based Super Eagles that finished second at the just concluded CHAN tournament in Morocco on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, can confirm.
The team were originally supposed to be received by the President Muhammadu Buhari but was initially canceled due to his tight schedule, but a member of the team revealed to this medium that a message was circulated for them to assemble at the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday by 10 am for the ceremony.
“Yes we got a message to convene on Wednesday by 10 am and the Vice President will be hosting us at the Federal Council meeting,” the source revealed.
However, it is still unknown if the Lagos State Government will still host the team on Wednesday after the meeting with the Vice President.
The Salisu Yusuf- led boys achieved the country’s best finish as they won silver in Morocco, surpassing the achievement of 2014 in South Africa.