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The House of Representatives held a special session in honour of the Super Eagles for winning the 2013 AFCON.
The Eagles were given special honour to sit in the Chamber as a mark of appreciating their contributions the glory brought into the country.
In his remarks, Speaker Aminu Tanbuwa described the victory as uncommon achievement worth celebrating.
Other lawmakers poured encommium on the Eagles.
While the Senate in a sponsored by the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and virtually all senators commended and congratulate the Super Eagles for winning the trophy and making the nation proud.
The Upper Chamber also commended the contributions of the home-based Super Eagles to the overall success of the team.
A cross section of senators who contributed to the debate on the motion noted that the victory is worth celebrated since the AFCON trophy eluded Nigeria for the past 19 years.
The senate therefore urged the sports managers in Nigeria to sit up and return to the grassroots to source and develop the nation's abundant sports talents to sustain this new dawn in the nation's football and sports in general.
The senate above all urged President Jonathan and the Federal Government to reward the team handsomely and also conferring befitting National Honours Awards on them.
In his remarks, Senate President Senator David Mark stressed the need for grassroot training, improved sports facilities and funding both from government and the private sector.