The Golden Eaglets in the ongoing Under-17 World cup
President Goodluck Jonathan heartily congratulates the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA under-17

World Soccer Championship in the United Arab Emirates.

The President joins other very proud and happy Nigerians within and outside the country in applauding the Golden Eaglets’ enthralling 3-0 victory over their Swedish opponents in the Semi-Final match played this evening.

As the Golden Eaglets prepare for the final march against the Mexican team, President Jonathan urges them not to be over-confident or take victory for granted, but to stay focused, train well and deploy their full arsenal of strength, determination and artistry once again to ensure that they overcome the Mexicans once again and return home with the  Under-17 World Cup.

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The President assures the Golden Eaglets and their handlers of the continued prayers, best wishes and fullest support of the Federal Government and all Nigerians as they strive to achieve ultimate victory in the competition.

He looks forward to receiving them at the Presidential Villa when they triumphantly return to Nigeria.



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