Presidential spokesman spokesperson, Reuben Abati, confirmed this on Monday.
Reuben Abati stated “Yes, there is an event scheduled for Thursday evening,” he said early in the week, he also said the event was majorly to give the team a presidential recognition.
“The emphasis here is not on monetary reward, but the presidential recognition of their efforts,” he said. The event will take place at the state banquet hall, Aso Villa, Abuja.
The Super Eagles won the bronze medal at CHAN after defeating Zimbabwe 1-0 in the third place match.
This visit which has received knocks from some quarters is in line with the President’s love for football. He accorded the same gesture to the Super Eagles after winning the 2013 Afcon and theGolden Eaglets after the winning the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Dubai.