President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Super Eagles who beat Bafana Bafana nana of South Africa by two goals to one in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt today, July 10.
President Buhari described Super Eagles performance today as “spectacular” which he said, has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level.
According to the the President, 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.”
He urged the team and their handlers to remain focused, disciplined and scale the remaining two hurdles to glory, even as he noted 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.