Nigeria President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated the Flying Eagles for defeating the host of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, Argentina in the ongoing football championship.
Recall that the Nigerian team, on Wednesday, defeated Argentina 2-0 at Estadio Unico Madre de Ciudades stadium to secure a quarter-final slot in the tournament.
Ibrahim Muhammad opened the scoring for Ladan Bosso’s boys in the 61 minutes before Rilwanu Sarki made it 2-0 in the final minute of the match to send the record six-time U-20 world champions packing from the tournament.
The Flying Eagles will clash against South Korea, who defeated Ecuador in the second round of the championship, on Sunday to qualify for the Semi-final.
In a tweet via his Twitter handle on Thursday, President Tinubu said he is backing the team to win the tournament and urged them to make the country proud.
He wrote: “I congratulate our marvellous Flying Eagles for that sound 2-0 defeat of the host team, Argentina, to secure a quarter-final slot at the U-20 World Cup.
“I’m rooting for you guys, go and make us proud!”