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U-17 World Cup Winner Presents Jersey To President Buhari

By Lekan Sowande, Abuja.

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In a symbolic show of his love and commitment to sports in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari received 2013 U17 World Cup winner, Saviour Godwin, who presented a jersey to the president in Portugal.

The President, who is on an official visit to Portugal alongside Sports Minister Sunday Dare, met with the Casa Pia forward in the european nation with chairperson of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa present.

Godwin, 27, was the saviour for his side as he helped them gain promotion to the Portuguese top flight league, finishing the league as the highest goal scorer for the season.

Ex-Flying Eagles star Saviour Godwin plays for Portuguese club Casa Pia.

As President Muhammadu Buhari continues to show his support to sports and Sunday Dare’s unflinching passion for sports development has continued to reposition sports in the country.

Nigeria is yet again signing an MoU on Sports with Portugal, after previously entering into pacts previously with Spain, Turkey, and South Africa.

The West African nation will be benefitting from the blueprint of Portugal, while also carving out a unique pathway to forge greater sporting prosperity.

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