Former Super Eagles skipper and Olympic Gold medallist, Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated the U-23 Eagles after they emerge champions of the 2015 the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations.
A first half brace from Oghenekaro Etebo saw the Nigeria U-23s record a 2-1 win over Algeria in the final match played at the Leopald Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar on Saturday and Kanu was thrilled; saluted coach Samson Siasia and his crew for a good job.
“Congratulations Siasia and your coaching staff and the team we are proud of all of you. Champions of Africa, U-23 well done, the Dream Team,” Atlanta ’96 gold winner Kanu wrote on his Twitter handle
Congratulations Siasia and your coaching staff and the team.we are proud of all of you,champions of africa u23 well done the dream team
— Kanu Nwankwo (@papilokanu) December 12, 2015
Having also qualified, Kanu like most Nigerians will be hoping that the Dream VI will be able to go all the way to win gold at the Rio Olympics.