Buhari hails Eagles

Posted on Feb 1 2018 - 1:47am by admin

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday praised  the Super Eagles  for beating  Sudan 1-0  in the semi-final of the  2018 CHAN in Marrakesh, Morocco.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,  Femi Adesina, the President said he joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in celebrating what he described as the spectacular performance of the team, who face Morocco  in the final  on Sunday.

Buhari assures the team of the  support of the Federal Government and all Nigerians in their determination to win the tournament.

The statement read in part, “Having keenly followed the team’s progress throughout the tournament with delight, the President commends their hard work, dedication, discipline and indomitable spirit, which are truly worthy of emulation.

“President Buhari urges the players and the coaching staff  to remain focused and determined as they go for gold in the final match on Sunday.

“The President assures them of the unflinching support, goodwill and prayers of the Federal Government and all Nigerians as they soar to victory.”

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