Ahead of Nigeria’s AFCON final clash with the Elephant of Ivory Coast at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup Nations , the initiator of the Mark D’ Ball Basketball Championship, Mr.Igoche Mark has expressed utmost support and encouragement to the Super Eagles of Nigeria, charging them to give their absolute best on Sunday.As he also commended the D’ Tigress for their fine start at the ongoing FIBA Olympics Qualifying Tournament in Antwerp, Belgium.
Mark in a statement issued on Friday and made available to newsmen said, these achievements are demonstration of the incredible potentials and talents that Nigeria possesses in both football and basketball
” I would like to express my utmost support and encouragement to the team as they face the host nation, Ivory Coast, in the final match. I urge the Super Eagles to give their absolute best on the field and bring home Nigeria’s fourth continental football title.
“I would also like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to D’ Tigress, Nigeria’s women senior national basketball team, for their remarkable victory over Senegal in Matchday 1 at the FIBA Olympics Qualifying Tournament in Antwerp, Belgium. Coach Rena Wakama and the entire team have displayed tremendous skill and determination, and they truly deserve this triumph. It is my belief that Coach Wakama deserves national honours for her outstanding leadership and dedication to the team.
“These achievements demonstrate the incredible potential and talent that Nigeria possesses in both football and basketball. It is a testament to the Nigerian spirit and the unwavering determination of our athletes and coaches. We will continue to support and celebrate their successes, both on regional and international platforms, and we wish them all the best in their future endeavors..
“Once again, congratulations to the Super Eagles and D’ Tigress, and let us all join hands in cheering for their continued success.”Mark statement reads.