Super Eagles qualify for round of 16 2019 AFCON – Buhari React
The Federal Government has hailed the Super Eagles for being the main group to fit the bill for the round of 16 at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Also, the Super Eagles of Nigeria had on Wednesday vanquished the Syli Nationale of Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria, Egypt to book a spot at the thump out phase of the challenge.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Olusade Adesola, gave the recognition on Thursday in an announcement by the service‘s Director of Press, Mrs. Gift Lere-Adams.
“In the light of the sparkling execution of the national group, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development joins a large number of football cherishing Nigerians to praise the Super Eagles.
“We compliment them for the resoluteness on the field of play just as securing the ticket to the round of 16 in the wake of overcoming their Guinean partner,” Adesola said.
Additionally, he emphasized the help of the Federal Government to the group‘s welfare, while asking them to go right to win the AFCON trophy for the overflowing Nigerians back home.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will play their keep going gathering game on Sunday against debutants, Madagascar.
Furthermore, the Super Eagles, who right now top their gathering with six greatest focuses from two matches, were the primary group in the competition to meet all requirements for the thump out stage.
Lastly, the 2019 AFCON, which commenced on June 21 will finish on July 19.