0 Shares 348 Views

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES VICTORIOUS SUPER EAGLES

Oct 07, 2017
0 349

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES VICTORIOUS SUPER EAGLES

 

 

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The President, who described the hard-earned victory as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation,” applauded the nation’s senior men’s football team for the feat of making Nigeria the first African country to qualify for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament, with a match left to play.

As he joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in rejoicing with the players and their coaching crew, President Buhari called on all Nigerians to apply the values of perseverance, resilience, discipline, hard work and team-spirit which propelled the footballers to excel since the beginning of the qualifying matches, to all sectors of national life.

The President promised that the Federal Government will continue to support the team within available resources so that the nation will maximise the unifying potentials of sports in general and football in particular.

He enjoined the entire team and Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) officials to remain steadfast and focused when they begin preparations for the global football fiesta in order to make Nigeria proud.

President Buhari urged public, private organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to continue to assist the Super Eagles as the team heads for a sixth appearance at the summit of football competition.

The President also appreciated the government of Akwa Ibom State for the invaluable support it has been rendering to the football team, describing it as worthy of emulation.

 

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Lagos APC bans chair, others from re-election
Politics
0 shares29 views

Lagos APC bans chair, others from re-election

TheCalendar - Apr 25, 2018

  THE Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) has banned its chairman, Chief Henry Ajomale, members of the state executive council, wards and…

Buhari backs Oshiomhole for APC national chairman, as 24 governors support PMB 2nd Term Bid
Cover Stories, Politics
0 shares48 views

Buhari backs Oshiomhole for APC national chairman, as 24 governors support PMB 2nd Term Bid

TheCalendar - Apr 25, 2018

  24 governors support President’s second term bid, says Okorocha Former Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole looks set to become the next national…

South-South APC endorses Adams Oshiomhole for position of National Chairman
Cover Stories, Politics
12 shares255 views

South-South APC endorses Adams Oshiomhole for position of National Chairman

TheCalendar - Apr 23, 2018

      April 23, 2018 | Benin Hours after the Edo State caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) unanimously endorsed the…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Most from this category