2021 AFCON: President Buhari Charges Super Eagles To Sustain Terrific Form
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By Amaechi Agbo
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari have charged the male senior national football team, the Super Eagles to maintain their terrific winning form at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Cameroon, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
The number one citizen of the country stated this on Wednesday after the Super Eagles defeated Guinea Bissau 2-0 to maintain their 100% performance at the biennial tournament.
Speaking through his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in a presser, President Buhari expressed optimism that the team are capable of going all the way in winning all the 7 matches in the tournament to emerge champions.
“President Muhammadu Buhari commends the Super Eagles of Nigeria for keeping hope alive in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon by winning all their group matches and advancing to the second round of the tournament in grand style.
“The President urges the Austin Eguavoen-led team to maintain and even surpass the terrific form that made them leaders in the group stage, as Nigeria hopefully looks forward to a total of seven emphatic wins in this competition.
“President Buhari trusts that the positive reputation of good sportsmanship the traveling fans, sportswriters and the football team have demonstrated in Cameroon will continue to enliven the importance of sports, particularly football, as an enabler of development, peace, tolerance, friendship and cooperation,” part of the release said.
The President further pledged his continued support for the efforts of international, regional and national bodies who strive to use the game of football in promoting global peace and better humanity
“The President wishes the Super Eagles the very best, pledging that his administration would continue to support the efforts of international, regional and national football organisations to use the sport as a tool to build a better and peaceful world.”
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are the only team to have qualified for the Round of 16 with unblemish record.