BY JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU, Abuja
Senate President, Senator David Mark and the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu have commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their victory over Bosnia early Sunday morning.
The Senate President said with the victory, the players now have confidence to progress and improve with every game.
Senator Mark in a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan his special adviser, media and publicity urged the players and officials to remain focussed and determined and assured them of support and prayers from the government and people of Nigeria.
The Senate President who led the Federal government delegation to the opening ceremony of the FIFA World cup in Brazil expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will go far if they keep the team spirit alive.
He said, “I am very hopeful that our players would go far in this competition. I know they will bring joy and honour to Nigeria. We would do our own part to make them happy.”
In his own statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media, Uche Anichukwu, the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ekweremadu noted that it was a night that the Nigerian side found their rhythm to the delight of all football loving fans.
He said: “This is a very important victory after 16 years of drought at the FIFA World Cup and after the hard start against the Iranians.”