Beat Argentina too, Buhari tells Eagles

June 22nd, 2018

By Chesa Chesa

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their 2:0 victory over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday.

The President expressed particular delight at the confidence, discipline, team-work and indomitable spirit displayed by the young Nigerian players, said a presidency statement minutes after the game.

Buhari urged the Eagles 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. With determination, nothing is impossible.”

The President also urged all Nigerians to continue to rally round the Nigerian ambassadors with their prayers and other forms of support.

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