Abuja - Following their goalless draw against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, acting Prime Minister of Swaziland, Paul Dlamini, has commended the Sihlangu’s brave performance against the Super Eagles of Nigeria last night.
The acting Prime Minister, who was amongst the over 5 000- supporters that watched the World Cup qualifiers played at the Somhlolo National Stadium, said the team made the country proud.
“I would like to thank the boys for a gallant performance tonight (yesterday), as they worked very hard throughout the match against a very strong country.
"It really shows that we are on the right track as a country in terms of football development,” he told the Observer.
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Dlamini said he was confident that the nation’s pride would continue in the same footing even for the second leg to be played on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.
“The nation needs to pray for the team as they head to Nigeria. I am confident that they will make us proud in that country.
I would like to thank the nation for coming out in great numbers to support the boys tonight(yesterday),” he said. Sharing the same sentiments was Minister of Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs David Cruiser Ngcamphala, who hailed the team for a brilliant performance.
He also thanked the nation for rallying behind the team in this game.