Buhari Hails Eagles, Says Two More Victories, We Are There


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President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledge cheers from the crowd during the first democracy day celebration at the Eagles Square , Abuja

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday night in Abuja congratulated the Super Eagles for what he described as another spectacular outing, which he said confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the next level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.

The president said with a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, he was of the belief, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that Nigeria would accomplish the mission of winning the trophy for the fourth time.

A statement by his spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the president urged the team and their handlers 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…

Source: Thisday Newspaper