U-17; Supporters Club fast, tells Eaglets to go for gold
By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos.
President General of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo has charged the Golden Eaglets to for Gold when they take on Mali in today’s finals of the 2015 edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be rounded up in Chile just as he declared that members of the club will embark on a day fast for the team.
According to him, there is the need for Nigerian to pray for the team to enable them win the competition back to back. Ladipo however reminded Nigerians that it was during the tenure of Muhammadu Buhari as military Head of State that Nigeria won the maiden tournament in 1985 just as he stated that history is beaconing on the team to make more history.
He further said the game is going to be a tough one considering that the fact that Malians are African Champions but believed in the Emmanuel Amunike led technical crew to turn the tide against the Malians at the end of full time.
He appealed to Nigerians to also pray for the Falcons as they prepare to face their counterparts from South Africa today in a World Cup qualifier as well as the Supper Eagles in their qualifier against Swaziland come November 13th, 2015.