President Bolade Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated the Super Eagles for qualifying for the semi-finals.
Tunubu made this known on his official X handle.
Tunubu wrote, “From the Southernmost cape of Africa to the Plains of Mauritania and the coast of West Africa….You have made us all Proud to be Nigerians!
“Go… Soar in the AFCON Finals, Well done, boys!.”
The Super Eagles advanced to the final of the African Cup of Nations after beating South Africa on penalties at the Stade de la Paix (Stadium of Peace) in Bouake, Ivory Coast.
The Eagles took the lead after skipper William Troost Ekong converted the penalty won by striker Victor Osimhen.
South Africa star player Mokoena equalised in the 90th minute sending the game to extra time, the extra time ended in stalemate and the game advanced to penalties.