President Muhammadu Buhari called the National Football Team, the Super Eagles in Russia on Saturday morning ahead of the team’s match against Croatia.
The match is to take place by 8pm.
The President’s call is to motivate the players to either win or draw against its opponets.
Buhari posted on his Facebook wall “I spoke with the Super Eagles this morning ahead of their opening World Cup match against Croatia, and assured them of the full support of the nation.
“180 million Nigerians have looked forward to today with great excitement, on behalf of all, i wish the Eagles the best of luck, as they display the gallant spirit that Nigerians are known all over the world for”