Akin Akande, Abuja
President of the Senate, Senator David Mark on Tuesday charged the Super Eagles of Nigeria to leave nothing to chance in their 2014 FIFA World cup qualifier game against the brave warriors of Namibia on Wednesday.
Senator Mark in a goodwill message to the officials and players in Namibia told the Nigerian side to give their best shots in the encounter, saying that National pride is at stake.
He reminded the Chief Coach Stephen Keshi tutored lads of the efficacy of team work and urged them to approach the game with serious commitment it deserves.
Senator Mark assured them of the unwavering commitment of the Nigerian government to give them the necessary support needed for their success.
According to Mark , ” The Nigerian people are anxiously waiting for your victory. They are praying for you and we shall do the needful for you. Please don’t let us down.
“For obvious reasons, Nigerians are so passionate about soccer. Your success is a national pride. Soccer is not just a game for entertainment. It is a unifying factor in Nigeria”.
He praised the Super Eagles for their successes so far and urged them to sustain the momentum.
Nigeria and Namibia will slug it out at the Sam Nujoma stadium in Windhoek, Wednesday.