President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigerian football team on their victory against Algeria in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.
The Super Eagles defeated the Desert Warriors 3-1 courtesy of goals from Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel.
A statement by the special adviser on media and publicity to Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina stated:
”The President commends the team and its handlers for displaying uncommon strength, determination and high professionalism in the onward and steady progress to the 2018 tournament in Russia.”
It added, ”With six points in our kitty from two impressive wins, President Buhari assures the team that the Federal Government; and indeed all Nigerians will continue to support them to make the nation proud.”
The President also ”commends the Akwa-Ibom State government for hosting the match and the fans for their good conduct and sportsmanship throughout the game.”