Abuja - Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has
asked the home based Super Eagles to put up optimum performance when they take
on Syli Nationale of Guinea in their third Group C game of the 4th African
Nations Championship on Tuesday in Rubavu.
Dalung praised the Super Eagles for their performance in
their 1-1 draw against Tunisia in their second group game on Friday and a 4-1
win against Niger early on.
"You have displayed a very high sense of discipline,
skills and determination in your last two games even in the face of some
challenges but I know that you will put that aside when you face Guinea today.
“Nigerians are praying for your victory and it is my wish
that you continue with your display of high performance as you go into your
match today. We will continue to support you and ensure that you get all that
is necessary for your wellbeing while in Rwanda," Dalung said in a
statement made available to News24.
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The Super Eagles need a draw to advance to the quarter final
stage while Guinea need victory having drawn their two games against Tunisia
and Niger Republic.
Nigeria are currently top Group C with four points after
their 4-1 victory over Niger Republic in their opening game and a 1-1 draw with
Tunisia on Friday. For
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