UNDER 17 WORLD CUP : * Buhari charges EAGLES, "BRING HOME THIS CUP NOW"
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AMAZING COMEBACK................As Nigerians resilient spirit comes to life
Nigeria 4 HUNGARY 2
------------------The resilience NIGERIAN spirit was up again last night when the Under 17 eagles triumphed over their Hungarian counterparts
Now, soccer fancier, H.E President MUHAMMADU BUHARI GCFR has charged the boys to bring back that cup home just as he congratulated the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria for a fantastic beginning in the group opening match of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2019.
Nigeria Under-17 football team opened Brazil 2019 with a 4-2 win over Hungary, signaling their readiness to win the FIFA Championship for an unprecedented sixth time.
“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,” President Buhari said in a statement issued yesterday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu.
He assured them of his continuing personal support and that of Nigerians for the entire period of the tournament. The president, who also urged the team to continue demonstrating the resilient spirit of the Nigerian, and bring the cup home, added that he will personally be monitoring their progress in the tournament. Buhari, who equally congratulated the handlers of the team, urged them to be sensitive to the needs of the youngsters in their burning desire to bring victory and honor to their fatherland.
* WORLD LEADERS MEDIA GROUP JOINS MILLIONS OF NIGERIANS /AFRICANS GLOBALLY IN WISHING THE FANTASTIC UNDER 17 BOYS GOOD LUCK IN BRAZIL