Senate salutes Eagles
The Senate on Wednesday congratulated the Super Eagles over their victory against the Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia in the ongoing Africa Nations Cup in South Africa.
Senate President, David Mark, who made the commendation in his opening remarks on the floor of the Senate, however reminded the players that Nigeria’s pride is at stake.
Mark urged the players to work harder to carry the day in their next encounter with the Ivoirian team.
For the Senate President, the Keshi tutored lads should not let the country down.
He said, “We congratulate the Super Eagles for their success against the Ethiopians. Our prayers are with them. We thank God that they were able to convert the two penalties that were awarded to us.
“From now till Saturday when they will play again we will continue to pray for them.
“They should do more remembering that our national pride is at stake. They must not let us down.
“The players should take the tournament more seriously. We are with them.”