Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Togo, His Excellency Joseph Olusola Iji on Friday created a passionate win-the-match plea to the Residence-primarily based Senior National Group, Super Eagles B who arrived in Lome, Togo by mid-day of the very same day.
The Eagles will take on the Sparrow Hawks of Togo on Sunday in a initial leg, second round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon.
Ambassador Iji who addressed the group at their La Concorde Hotel abode on arrival, stated a win would certainly make the return game a lot much easier for the Eagles and for Nigeria.
He stated, “I am so pleased to acquire you and our sincere want right here is for you to go all out for a win. I’m certain that would make the second leg much less burdensome. We plead that you do our nation proud and as you know, Nigerians have faith in you to do the needful.
“Please do it correct as that would make His Excellency, Mr. President pleased make the Sports Minister pleased and myself incredibly pleased. And of course for you an much easier second match and peace of heart for Nigerians.
“Be business enterprise-like for the adore of the nation and sports. “
The Ambassador received the group himself and led the convoy from the airport to the hotel, assisted by the Embassy Protocol Officer, Mrs Rita Eki Nwogwugwu.