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Buhari hails Eagles fighting spirit

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for its fighting spirit and 2-0 victory over the national team of Iceland. Yesterday match was the second for the Nigerian team at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

 

The President in a statement by the Special Adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina expressed particular delight at the confidence, discipline, team-work and indomitable spirit displayed by the young Nigerian players.

President Buhari urged them not to limit themselves but sustain the current winning momentum by going all out against their last group opponent, Argentina, next week.

 

According to him, “I am confident that if our players believe in themselves, they can qualify out of their difficult group and even go very far in the tournament,” adding that “with determination, nothing is impossible.” The President urged all Nigerians to continue to rally round the Nigerian ambassadors with their prayers and other forms of support.

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