Image result for clement westerhof today in Abuja with fashola, minister of works
After twenty years housing gift promised by the federal government to
the contingents of winners of Tunisia 94 Nation’s cup and world cup in the
united state of America, Nigeria’s former super Eagle Coach, clement Westerhof
was presented a letter of allocation of a house today.


Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola who made
the presentation on (today) Monday in Abuja, said he was very happy that many
years of promise government was able to redeem her image on the house to former
Eagle tactician.
“The government is rewarding the former technical adviser because
it wants to develop the sports as it is a unifying factor for all ethnic
groups,” Fashola said. “The gesture will go a long way to encourage other
sportsmen and women here.”
Explaining further, minister of youth and sports development,
Solomon Dalung said the Class of 1994 as a team has come to be known for
achieving great feat for Nigeria and indeed the continent of Africa.
“For one, just before the World Cup, Nigeria was ranked fifth on
FIFA rankings, the highest any African country has attained till date. The team
had just won the African Cup of Nations for their fatherland,” Dalung said.
According to Dalung, although Super Eagles could not progress
beyond the second round of 1994 world cup, the team was named the second most
entertaining team behind Brazilian team.
“This year marks the celebration of 25th anniversary of Super
Eagles Class of ’94 squad and Dream Team of Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games, both
regarded as most successful national teams the country has produced.”
Responding, the Dutchman Clemens Westerhof thanked the federal
government for redeeming the pledge, adding that for this gesture, he “would
continue to contribute to sports development in the country.”

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