FIFA World Cup: What Buhari Told Super Eagles During Farewell Meeting In Aso Rock

 

Super Eagles

TORI News reported earlier that the Super Eagles team on Wednesday, arrived at the presidential villa, Abuja for a farewell meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Speaking while receiving the team at the Council Chamber of the State House in Abuja, President Buhari charged the Super Eagles to make the country proud at the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting on June 14 in Russia.

He said: “We look up to you to make us proud.”

Noting that Super Eagles is one of the least experienced teams in the tournament, the President urged the players to take advantage of Nigerians’ support.

Buhari reminded the players they carry the emotions of 180 million Nigerians each time they go out to the pitch to play, adding nothing unites Nigeria more than football.

The Captain of the team, Mikel Obi, said: “All we have to do now is to go out there and make the country proud and come back with the trophy.”

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