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Dare Urges Golden Eaglets To Make Nigeria proud In Ecuador Clash

The Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has urged Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to consolidate on their victory in their first match at the ongoing U17 World Cup and make Nigeria proud when they clash against Ecuadorian side today.

The Minister while expressing confidence in the team’s ability to perform well, said, “I urge the Golden Eaglets to give their heart and soul to the game. It is a crucial encounter with Ecuador no doubt, but Nigerians are confident in their skills and determination.”

Dare commended the team for coming back stronger in their 4-2 victory over Hungary on Saturday, adding that Nigerians him and aboard will be rooting for them.

“They must come to the game with a sense of purpose and professionalism and the kind of optimum performance and precision football that saw them overcome the onslaught of the Hungarians”.

“The Nigerian can do spirit again comes on display and the brilliance of our youth football is there for the world to see”, he added.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will today take on Ecuador in their second match of the Under-17 FIFA World Cup.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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