Mark: Eagles must cultivate team spirit

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The President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has enjoined Super players and officials to cultivate and sustain team spirit as they face France today in the round of 16 for the 2014 World Cup.

Senator Mark in a goodwill message to the team called on the Super Eagles to go all out to win the match against France.

He said history favours the Nigerian lads to triumph in the encounter and that team work is the needed ingredients to excel in the competition.

BRAZIL, Curitiba : (From top L) Nigeria's team midfielder John Obi Mikel, forward Emmanuel Emenike, defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Godfrey Oboabona and defender Efe Ambrose (from bottom L) forward Victor Moses, goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama, forward Ahmed Musa, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, midfielder Ramon Azeez and defender Juwon Oshaniwa pose during a Group F football match between Iran and Nigeria at the Baixada Arena in Curitiba at the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO

BRAZIL, Curitiba : (From top L) Nigeria’s team midfielder John Obi Mikel, forward Emmanuel Emenike, defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Godfrey Oboabona and defender Efe Ambrose (from bottom L) forward Victor Moses, goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama, forward Ahmed Musa, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, midfielder Ramon Azeez and defender Juwon Oshaniwa pose during a Group F football match between Iran and Nigeria at the Baixada Arena in Curitiba at the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO

In a statement which was signed by his chief Press Secretary, Mr. Paul Mumeh, the senate President advised the Super Eagles players and officials not to take anything for granted, commended the team for their success and commitment so far.

He reminded them that they are not just flying the Nigerian flag but that of the African continent, a pride he said should be defended with honour and dignity in the competition.

Senator Mark was optimistic that the Eagles will fly high if they work together as a team with a common mission and purpose.

He assured that government will do its part of bargain in terms of logistics and welfare for them at all times”

 

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