Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Boastful Eboue Congratulates Nigeria
eagle tramples on elephant

Galatasaray of Turkey and Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire defender, Emmanuel Eboue, who through his twitter handle, had boasted that his country will eat the Super Eagles of Nigeria like ‘super fried chicken’ during Sunday’s quarter final match in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2013) in South Africa, congratulated Nigeria and apologized over his comments.

Eboue, through his twitter handle @TheRealEboue, congratulated Nigeria shortly after his country was handed a 2- 1 defeat by the Super Eagles, wished the country’s soccer team good luck in the competition.

Quoting Eboue’s tweets: King Emmanuel Eboue @TheRealEbouee; “I apologies to all Nigerians that might find my tweets offensive or sensitive. It’s meant to be jokes and funny. I am sorry. #moveOn. … Peace and love to Africa. I hope Nigeria wins the #NationsCup . Amen”

The Super Eagles of Nigeria put up a superlative performance to give their critics the shock of their life by sacking Cote d’Ivoire from the AFCON 2013.  

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