The president, who was spoken to by the Secretary of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, praised the group for been great diplomats of the nation.
He stated: “Let me warmly welcome our great team from Cairo, Egypt. You had great team spirit and ruggedness in the competition and that is very commendable.
“Let me assure you that Mr President has taken speedy action about your allowances and very soon you will receive them, I assure you of that.’’
The president said the government was focused on empowering Nigerian young people particularly through sports.
The Super Eagles, arrived in Nigeria on Friday morning, given a warming welcome by the government and Nigerian football fans who wouldn’t fret the rain to respect their stars home.
The bronze winning group was headed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi; second Vice Chairman, Shehu Dikko; Secretary General, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, and NFF Board part, Ahmed Yusuf.
In any case, those that arrived Nigeria included Assistant commander, Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, and the locally established goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa.