Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his excitement over Super Eagles’ third victory at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The Eagles defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 on Wednesday night, clinching maximum points from the group stage, having already won 1-0 against Egypt and 3-1 against Sudan previously.
The Austin Eguavoen side topped group D with the wins, and Buhari has sent his congratulationss, promising his unflinching support for the team.
“Congratulations to our Super Eagles on winning all their three games and advancing to the second round of the AFCON in grand style,” the President wrote on social media.
“I urge them to maintain and even surpass the terrific form that has made them leaders in the group stage, and to remain good ambassadors of Nigeria on and off the field.
“The entire country looks forward with hope to a total of SEVEN emphatic wins in this competition. Three down, four to go!
“They are assured of my unflinching support as they soar like the Eagles that they are to write yet another brilliant chapter in the unfolding story of Nigerian football.”
The Super Eagles will in the next round, face a third-place team that will advance to the round of 16.
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