Two more victories, we are there – Buhari says as he congratulates Super Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday congratulated the Super Eagles for what he described as “another spectacular outing” that confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.

President Buhari’s message to the Eagles was contained in a statement released by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina on Wednesday

The President said, “With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari believes, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the mission of having the trophy in our hands for the fourth time is almost accomplished for the high flying Eagles.

The President urged the team and their handlers to remain focused, disciplined and scale the remaining two hurdles to glory.

He affirmed that the crop of players in the national football team represent the resilient and indomitable Nigerian spirit, which must be reflected in all other areas of national life.

President Buhari assures the players that Nigerians are praying for them to fly higher and get to the peak of the tournament, knowing that the taste of victory is sweet and what they have achieved so far is pleasing to Nigerians irrespective of ethnic, religious or political inclination.

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