By Sedara Philip
Super Eagles Supporters Club (SESC), says it is sponsoring at least 200 of its members to Algeria to drum and dance in support of the Nigeria U17 team, known as the Golden Eaglets.
SESC President, Dr (Barr) Johnson Amawoei Dagana made this known on Wednesday in Abuja, at their first NEC meeting since their election on 1st April 2023.
Dagana said among other things that the NEC has ratified their election and has also approved for at least 200 members to travel to Algeria to support the Nigeria U17 boys, during the Africa U17 Cup of Nations which starts on April 29th.
“This is our first national executive council meeting, NEC, after the election on the 1st of April, 2023.
“Our discussions are bordered on how to galvanize our people, in support of the various national team matches that are coming up.
“How to launch a few new chapters that are ready and to give the Super Eagles the necessary support.
“We intend to give maximum support to the national teams during the competitions that are starting soon.
“We have mobilized over 200 of our members for the U17 AFCON in Algeria, we also have the U20 in Argentina, and the Super Falcons will play in Australia and New Zealand.
“We would not be able to do it alone, we’re calling on corporate bodies, and individuals to give us support, to be able to register our presence in these football competitions for Nigeria,” Dagana said.
SESC is one of the most respected supporters club across the world.
At AFCON Cameroun 2022, one of the SESC side attraction crew “Iyabo Afolabi” was awarded the FAN of the match and in the just concluded U20AFCON , Egypt 2023, Alhaji Musiliu Alao Jimoh” received the Fan Award from Orange.
He also received an award from the Nigerian Ambassador in Egypt as the best supporter.