AFCON: Super Eagles victory over S/Africa marks Next level, says Buhari

AFCON: Super Eagles victory over S/Africa marks Next level, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the spectacular outing of the Super Eagles of Nigeria against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa as a confirmation of the nation’s progress towards the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019. He said this on Wednesday night in his congratulatory message to Nigerians. With a


President Muhammadu Buhari has described the spectacular outing of the Super Eagles of Nigeria against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa as a confirmation of the nation’s progress towards the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.

NIGERIA’S PLAYERS CELEBRATE THEIR THIRD GOAL DURING THE 2019 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS (CAN) ROUND OF 16 FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN NIGERIA AND CAMEROON AT THE ALEXANDRIA STADIUM IN THE EGYPTIAN CITY ON JULY 6, 2019. AFP)

He said this on Wednesday night in his congratulatory message to Nigerians.

With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, the victory is “like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the mission of having the trophy in our hands for the fourth time is almost accomplished for the high flying Eagles.

Buhari urged the team and their handlers to remain focused, disciplined and scale the remaining two hurdles to glory.

He affirmed 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 MUHAMMADU BUHARI

The president also assured 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.

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