JONATHAN TO HOST EAGLETS SUNDAY

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IN appreciation of the Golden Eaglets’ victory over Mexico Friday in the FIFA Under 17 World Cup played in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
President Goodluck Jonathan is to host
the team to grand reception tomorrow at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja.

The President, who stated this last night in a statement by his spokesman,Dr. Reuben Abati noted that the nation was proud of their performance through the 3-0 spanking of their Mexican counterparts in the final match.

According to the statement, “President
Jonathan joins other very proud and happy Nigerians in saluting the glorious achievement of the Eaglets in winning the Under-17 World Cup for an unprecedented fourth time.

“The President commends the young
players for the exemplary commitment,
dedication, resilience, determination,
patriotism and unity of purpose they
displayed through-out the tournament to make Nigeria the Champions once
again”.

“In fulfillment of his promise of a heroes’ welcome for the triumphant Golden Eaglets on their return home,President Jonathan will host a grand reception for the team at the Banquet Hall of the State House at 7 pm Hours tomorrow in appreciation of the great
feat and glory they have brought to their fatherland”.

“The President also urges the leadership of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to strive to ensure that the world-conquering Eaglets, who have shown such immense potentials as youngsters, are properly nurtured,trained and developed to represent the nation at higher levels in future
international football competitions” .

“He wishes the Golden Eaglets and their handlers a safe journey home and looks forward to receiving them in Abuja
tomorrow (Sunday).”

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