President Buhari celebrates Nigeria’s U17, urging them to emerge victorious.
Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari sent his congratulatory message to the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria on Sunday for an impressive beginning in their opening group match in the ongoing FIFA World Cup hosted by Brazil.
The golden eaglets opened their campaign with a 4 -2 win over Hungary, showing their commitment to win the FIFA Championship for a record sixth time .
A statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Mr. Garba Shehu said that President Buhari in a congratulatory message to the U-17 World Cup team sent his praises to the boys for their willingness to excel which they displayed all through the 90-minutes encounter against Hungary.
In his words, Mr President said “It was a wonderful display that I am very proud of. You showed that there is nothing that cannot be achieved with determination and perseverance. I have followed your journey leading to your arrival in Brazil for the competition. I have equally noted your determination and confidence throughout your preparations. I have no doubt in my mind that you are determined to win the competition for an unparalleled sixth time”.
The Nigerian President also appreciated the management of the team, encouraging them to guide the zeal and focus of the youngsters in their burning desire to bring victory and honour to their fatherland.