Sunday, November 8, 2015

U17 World Championship: Buhari Urges Eaglets To Win

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday urged the Golden Eaglets to win the ongoing U-17 World Cup.The President made the  charge during a Skype call with the players ahead of the final with Mali on Sunday, November 8.
President Buhari charged the Eaglets to “do it again” because it will encourage Nigerians particularly the youths.The Nigerian Golden Eaglets won the U-17 World Cup four times in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013.

It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had wished the defending champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, a fruitful outing and urged them to bring the cup back home for the 5th time.

In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu quoted the President Buhari as urging the  team to do their “utmost best to match the outstanding performance of their victorious predecessors who have won the competition four times including the inaugural edition in 1985 and the last tournament in 2013.”

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