By Chesa Chesa
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria on their victory over Sudan in the semi-final of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Marrakesh, Morocco.
President Buhari joined millions of football loving Nigerians in celebrating the spectacular performance of the team which qualified them for the final on Sunday with Morocco, said a presidency statement last night, minutes after the game ended.
“Having keenly followed the teama��s progress throughout the tournament with delight, the President commends their hardwork, dedication, discipline and indomitable spirit, which are truly worthy of emulation.
“President Buhari urges the players and the coaching crew to remain focused and determined as they go for Gold in the final match on Sunday.
“The President assures them of the unflinching support, goodwill and prayers of the Federal Government and all Nigerians as they soar to victory”, said the statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina.