FG Urges Super Eagles To Be Focused, Assures Of Their Welfare
The Federal Government has urged the Super Eagles players to remain Focused and determined to reach the Round 16 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Egypt, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The advice given by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Olusade Adesola also assured the team and its officials the governement’s total commitment in taking care of their welfare.
In a release by the Director of Press in the ministry, Lere-Adams
it notes that “In furtherance of its commitment to Sports as a tool for enhancing national unity and cohesion amongst the citizenry, the Federal Government has commended the performance and sportsmanship exhibited by the Super Eagles in the on-going Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019, in Cairo Egypt.
“Having defeated Burundi in their Group C Opening Match by a lone goal to gain the maximum 3 points on the Score chat, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Olusade Adesola urged Super Eagles players to remain steadfast and focused as they play the Guinean tomorrow, adding, that the determination and zeal that ensured their victory over Burundi should be surpassed to brighten their chances of gaining the maximum points in their Group to qualify for the round of 16 matches.
“Mr. Adesola assured the Super Eagles of the commitment of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR to their welfare – while affirming that the allowances and entitlements due the players are receiving expeditious attention.
“He therefore, wished the team success as they play Guinean tomorrow to gain the maximum points, stressing that football loving Nigerians and the Federal Government are solidly behind them in this glorious service to their fatherland.”
The Super Eagles will play Guinea in the second match of Group B on Wednesday by 3:30pm Nigeria time