In a captivating speech delivered at the “Let’s Do It Again” Campaign Launch for the Super Eagles, NFF President, Ibrahim Musa Gusau, shared words of optimism and determination at the Mike Adenuga Center in Ikoyi, Lagos on a Friday night.
Acknowledging the recent 1-1 draw against Lesotho, Gusau began by stating, “Yesterday was not a very good day for us,” but swiftly redirected focus to the purpose of the gathering. Expressing his delight to be present, he reminisced about the inception of the initiative when sports.com approached him with a proposal. Gusau recounted his positive response, demonstrating the collaborative spirit that has driven the campaign.
He described how, after consulting with the honorable minister and engaging potential partners, the plan to rally support for the Super Eagles in the upcoming AFCON took shape. Gusau praised the unwavering support of a humble and friendly minister, emphasizing the collective effort to bring about positive change in Nigerian football.
Addressing the decade-long wait for an AFCON win, Gusau expressed gratitude for the backing received, underscoring the role of dear celebrities in promoting the campaign. He assured the audience of the dedication of the current board of Nigerian football, under his leadership and the honorable Minister of Sports, to make sure Nigeria achieves success again.
Despite the recent setback in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, Gusau remained resolute, attributing the draw to the “work of God.” He confidently asserted that, with the support of the fans, Nigeria would qualify for the World Cup.
Present at the event were esteemed individuals including the Honorable Minister of Sports, Senator John Owan Enoh, FIFA Executive Council Member Amaju Pinnick, Executive Committee members, football legends, football stakeholders, and co-sponsors of the “Let’s Do It Again” initiative. Their collective commitment aims to propel the Super Eagles to a potential 4th AFCON win in Cote D’Ivoire in 2024. The campaign embodies a spirit of unity, hope, and determination for the future of Nigerian football.