Published: Fri, March 09, 2018
Medicine | By Earnest Bishop

World Cup trophy for Nigeria

World Cup trophy for Nigeria

Buhari also received the CHAN Super Eagles team and Nigeria's Bobsleigh Winter Olympic team at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The President is the only personality in Nigeria authorized to touch the Trophy.

The trophy and its accompanying team will then fly into Lagos on Friday morning, to be received by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and members of his cabinet as well as NFF President Amaju Pinnick and NFF 1st Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi.

According to him, football has been a great unifying factor among the ethnic groups in the country.

While felicitating with the entire Nigerian football family, which is already buzzing with excitement and happiness, he expressed the company's delight to have this unique opportunity to connect with the consumers through their passion point and make them happy with the World Cup Trophy Tour experience.

President Buhari described football as a platform for economic development, saying it is a huge source of empowerment to the teeming Nigerian youths.

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"I am very optimistic on what this unbelievable team [Super Eagles] can do because the passion for football here in Nigeria is much", Polymenakos said. This was what happened when Coca-Cola brought the coveted trophy to Nigeria.

Udochi said her excitement would not know bounds if Nigeria's male national team, the Super Eagles, works hard to bring the trophy home after the World Cup tournament in Russian Federation.

He said that the duo, who were based in the United States, sponsored their training and participation at the competition.

"Well, if Nigeria must win the World Cup, the players, coaches and every other Nigerian in Russian Federation must act insane, play crazy and fight for every single ball on the field of play".

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