President Buhari congratulates Super Eagles on victory over Algeria

Ben Adam Shemang,Abuja

The Super Eagles celebrate their victory in the dressing room after their match with Algeria on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their outstanding 3-1 victory over Algeria in the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

President Buhari celebrated the ‘well improved national team’ for meeting the expectations of the people during the entertaining and action-soaked encounter.

He also commended the team and its handlers for displaying an uncommon strength, determination and high professionalism in the onward and steady progress to the 2018 tournament in Russia.

“With six points in our kitty from two impressive wins, the Federal Government and indeed all Nigerians will continue to support them to make the nation proud,” President Buhari assured the team.

The President also commended the Akwa-Ibom State government for hosting the match and the fans for their good conduct and sportsmanship throughout the game.

Omolayo.A