AFCON: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles


President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Super Eagles for a spectacular outing in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019. He said the victory  has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level, Nigeria’s ruling party mantra.

In a statement, the president’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, quoted Buhari: “With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, 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 Buhari 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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