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Special Eagles unveils kits ahead of AAFCON tourney in Egypt

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The Nigeria Amputee Football Federation has unveiled the Football Team Kits ahead of the Amputee African Cup of Nations slated for May 18 to 26, in Cairo, Egypt.

The Ex-Super Eagles international, Segun Odegbami, who graced the occasion unveiled the new Special Eagles jerseys to the world in Surulere Lagos on Thursday, May 9.

Odegbami, while given his remarks, gave kudos to the players for their resilient and commitment towards achieving the best in Africa as a team.

“We have Green, Flying Eagles, Super Eagles and Falconet, all those are normal footballers, but these special Eagles are the one that are challenged and when they succeed in their course it’s like going beyond ordinary.

“I feel very honoured to be among the challenged of the Eagles and I pray that heaven will open door of opportunities for them and they are going to win in that AAFCON tourney.

“They are some of the heroes you can find in Nigeria as they have sumounted what ordinary will take for granted.

“So, I wish them best of luck and I look forward to receiving them when they come back with the trophy,” he said.

According to him, the quality of the jerseys with the real colour of Nigeria cannot be over emphasised, saying, “I am just recommending that we start embracing our home products as the reflect the true colours of the country.”

The former Super Eagles player said that the kits are beautiful as it was produce by PROSTAR an indigenous Designer.

“I am exceedingly happy because it is home made and that’s what our government is propagating saying we should embrace our products and patronise them to advance our economy.

“These Jerseys reflect national emblem and I bless the brand called Special Eagles and we need people to support them and patronise them also, ” he said.

Paul Maduakor, the president of the Nigeria Amputee Football Federation in his remarks said he felt elated seeing Odegbami honouring the special Eagles invitation for unveiling their kits.

Maduakor said that PROSTAR sport kits was initiated to give support to the challenged athletes in the country.

“Raise an Eagle Project” is our watchword where we diversify to give support to the challenged sport men and women.

“Once you buy our PROSTAR Jersey products, you have given support to the special Eagles and other athletes with disability out there.

“We diversify to give them better standard of living at the same time encourage them to perform better during competitions,” he said.

He added that the Special Eagles are ever ready to make positive impact at the coming AAFCON in Egypt.

According to him, the team have been there and they have conquered the African, adding that the team have done everything possible to perform better at the tournament.

“We have done everything possible about preparations and we assured that they are going to make Nigerian proud.

“That’s the reason our jersey products are dedicated to support and encourage the challenged and that’s why we began “Raise the Eagles Project” to support them,” he added.

The Special Eagles is preparing for the 2024 AAFCON, scheduled to hold in Cairo, Egypt with no fewer than 16 nations taking part in the tournament planned from April 19 to 28 2024 at first, and was rescheduled to hold from May18 to 30.

Nigeria is in Group A with Egypt host country, Cameroon and Burundi.

Group B has Morocco, Liberia, Uganda and Senegal while Group C has Ghana, Kenya, Gambia and Algeria and Group D comprises Angola, Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Rwanda.

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