President Muhammadu Buhari the previous evening responded to the misfortune by Nigeria’s Super Eagles Football Team to Tunisia on Sunday in Garoua, Cameroon, in the continuous African Cup of Nations, AFCON, saying that albeit the group didn’t satisfy the hopes of numerous Nigerians in the competition, the two authorities and players merit honor for the intense battle they set up.
The Super Eagles in the round of 16 were killed from the competition by Tunisia in the match that finished 1-0.
The President in an assertion gave by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu was cited as saying, “They gave everybody the certainty that they were ready, and I am certain it was something they might have accomplished. Regardless, we ought not discount them.”
President Buhari asked Nigerians to urge the players to improve sometime later, particularly considering the World Cup capability matches that have been arranged for them.
He coordinated the football experts in the country to attempt a basic appraisal on the Eagles’ presentation at the Cup of Nations competition and urged the overall population to send their ideas to the Nigeria Football Federation so it will reflect and design well for a superior trip in the approaching World Cup contest.