2019 AFCON: Buhari congratulates Super Eagles for defeating South Africa 2-1

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the Super Eagles of Nigeria for vanquishing the Bafana of South Africa at the progressing African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The Super Eagles had on Wednesday defeated their rival to meet all requirements for the following round, semi-finals.

The President’s celebratory message was contained in an announcement by his Senior Spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, Read message below:

Shehu took to Twitter and tweeted:

“President @MBuhari congratulates the @NGSuperEagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (#AFCON) Egypt 2019. #NGARSA

“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 urges the team and their handlers to remain focused, disciplined and scale the remaining two hurdles to glory.

“He affirms 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.

“PMB 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.”

Anyone who says Buhari isn’t doing well is a liar from the pit of hell - Joe Igbokwe

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