World Cup Qualifiers: Buhari salutes Eaqles over 3-1 victory against Algeria


*File: Super Eagles' Captain Mikel Obi and his colleagues, celebrating their 3-1 victory against Algeria.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their outstanding 3-1 victory over Algeria in the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

President Buhari, according to a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, joined millions of football loving fans in the country in celebrating the “very-much” improved national team for meeting the Nigerians’ expectations during the entertaining and action-soaked encounter.

The statement read: “The President commends the team and its handlers for displaying uncommon strength, determination and high professionalism in the onward and steady progress to the 2018 tournament in Russia.

“With six points in our kitty from two impressive wins, President Buhari assures the team that the Federal Government; and indeed all Nigerians will continue to support them to make the nation proud.

“The President also commends the Akwa-Ibom State government for hosting the match and the fans for their good conduct and sportsmanship throughout the game.”

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