President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Super Eagles for their imperial performance at the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after beating highly rated opponent, Egypt 1-0, in their opening match.
In a statement signed on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled, ‘President Buhari hails Super Eagles’ inspiring start at AFCON,’ The president assured the team of his unflinching support.
He said, “The President strongly believes, like millions of football-loving Nigerians, that the spectacular outing in Garoua, Cameroon is a foretaste of what to expect from the dedicated team as they square up against other opponents in the tournament.”
He enjoined Austin Eguavoen-led team and the coaching staff to represent the country well on and off the field.
The president also charged the team to give Nigerians more exciting moments to celebrate.