World Cup Winner Karembeu Tips "Exciting" Super Eagles To Succeed In Russia

World Cup Winner Karembeu Tips

Udochi said her excitement would not know bounds if Nigeria's male national team, the Super Eagles, works hard to bring the trophy home after the World Cup tournament in Russian Federation.

"The iconic prize of world football will then be on its way to the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, where President Muhammadu Buhari, his deputy Yemi Osinbajo and members of the Federal Executive Council will view the trophy".

On his part, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Mr. Olusade Adesola said the present of the trophy in Nigeria will stimulate the government to support the Super Eagles to do well at the competition.

Karembeu who accompanied the FIFA World Cup Trophy to Nigeria on a four-day tour predicted the three-time African champions will be one of the standout teams at the 2018 World Cup.

The ceremony which was held at the State House, also saw the President host the Super Eagles Team B, who won the Silver medal in the just concluded African Cup of Nations (CHAN) and the Bobsleigh Winter Olympic Team.

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An official from world football -governing body, FIFA later presented a gift of a micro World Cup trophy, in transparent case, to NFF President Pinnick.

"We have worked very hard for it and we will continue to make Nigeria proud", Dalung said.

The trophy was transported from Uganda to Nigeria where it is scheduled to tour two cities, Abuja and Lagos.

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour would berth in Lagos today and will be on parade at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Saturday.

The iconic World cup trophy, is on a tour of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the tournament begins in Russian Federation in June.

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