CHAN 2014: Jonathan lauds Super Eagles’ victory over Morocco

(photo: en.starafrica.com)

Nigeria defeated Morocco 4-3.

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their exhilarating come-back victory over their Moroccan counterparts Saturday evening in Cape Town in the quarter-final of the ongoing African Nations Championship.

The Super Eagles came down from a 3-goal deficit to win the match 4-3.

A press statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, said the President “applauds the indomitable spirit with which the Super Eagles fought back from being three goals down to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and win a most memorable victory with almost the last kick of the match”.

The President also commended the courage, patriotism, determination and dedication to national service exhibited by the Super Eagles, to all other Nigerians.

He urged the team to maintain their exemplary commitment to national duty until ultimate victory in the continental soccer championship for home-based players is achieved.

“President Jonathan assures the team and its handlers that they will continue to receive the fullest possible support from the Federal Government and all Nigerians as they strive to add the African Nations Championship trophy to the African Nations Cup which Nigeria won last year,” Mr. Abati said.

Mr. Jonathan prayed for the success of the team in the competition.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.