AFCON: Target seven wins, Buhari charges Super Eagles

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PRESIDENT Buhari has charged the Super Eagles to continue their impressive winning streak at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

The Eagles maintain their perfect run at the competition with a 2-0 victory over Guinea Bissau yesterday.

Celebrating the team’s success, President Buhari urged them to target seven victories and ultimately return with the title.

He made this known in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina.

“The President urges the Austin Eguavoen-led team to maintain and even surpass the terrific form that made them leaders in the group stage, as Nigeria hopefully looks forward to a total of seven emphatic wins in this competition.

“President Buhari trusts that the positive reputation of good sportsmanship the traveling fans, sportswriters and the football team have demonstrated in Cameroon will continue to enliven the importance of sports, particularly football, as an enabler of development, peace, tolerance, friendship and cooperation.

“The President wishes the Super Eagles the very best, pledging that his administration would continue to support the efforts of international, regional and national football organisations to use the sport as a tool to build a better and peaceful world,”the statement reads.

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