Pillar of Sports in Africa and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu has congratulated Nigerians on the well-deserved victory of the Super Eagles against Iceland at the ongoing 2018 World Cup.
According to the sports enthusiast, the national team demonstrated not only soccer dexterity but exhibited profound patriotism in the football competition.
While commending the players for the team work, Kalu acknowledged the soccer acumen of Super Eagles’ coach, Mr. Gernot Rohr, a great footballer years back.
The former governor, who watched the match at his Abuja residence, with students of University of Abuja, was highly elated over Super Eagles’ victory.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Kunle Oyewumi, Kalu said, “the outing of the Super Eagles against Iceland was impressive and encouraging.
“The Super Eagles team exhibited team spirit in the match against Iceland.
“The players have done Nigeria proud and as such, we shall continue to encourage them.
“The two goals scored by Ahmed Musa are historic and unforgettable.
“Nigerians are proud of Super Eagles and we can only wish them the best in subsequent matches”
While calling on our players not to lose focus in forthcoming matches, Kalu urged Nigerians to be optimistic on the performance of Nigeria’s national team in the ongoing mundial.