In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said he joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in celebrating what he described as the spectacular performance of the team, who face Morocco in the final on Sunday.
Buhari assures the team of the support of the Federal Government and all Nigerians in their determination to win the tournament.
The statement read in part, “Having keenly followed the team’s progress throughout the tournament with delight, the President commends their hard work, dedication, discipline and indomitable spirit, which are truly worthy of emulation.
“President Buhari urges the players and the coaching staff to remain focused and determined as they go for gold in the final match on Sunday.
“The President assures them of the unflinching support, goodwill and prayers of the Federal Government and all Nigerians as they soar to victory.”