According to THIS DAY, the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday night in Abuja congratulated the Super Eagles for their effort and determination. He described their effort as another spectacular outing she has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the next level in the ongoing AFCON Egypt 2019.
He also said that he like millions of Nigerians are confident that the Super Eagles would lift the trophy. He believes that as they keep improving in every game and especially their performance last night, it shows there is the hope of coming back home with the trophy.
Mr. Femi Adesina, the spokesman to the President, said the president urged the team and the technical and coaching crew to remain focused, disciplined and scale the remaining two hurdles to glory.
“He affirms that the crop of players in the national football team represent the resilient and indomitable Nigerian spirit, which must be reflected in all other areas of national life.
“President Buhari assures the players that Nigerians are praying for them to fly higher and get to the peak of the tournament, knowing that the taste of victory is sweet and what they have achieved so far is pleasing to Nigerians irrespective of ethnic, religious or political inclination,” the statement added.