Former President of the Nigeria Senate and 2023 Presidential hopeful, Bukola Saraki has sent a message to the nation’s national men football team ahead of their 2021 AFCON opening match.
Naija News understands that the Super Eagles would be battling against Egypt on Tuesday evening at the Roumde Adjia stadium, Cameroon.
In a post on his verified Twitter account on Sunday, Saraki wished the Nigerian team success in the ongoing African Cup of Nations tournament.
The former Governor of Kwara State admonished the Super Eagles to soar at the tournament in Cameroon.
Saraki tweeted: “As the #AFCON begins today, I wish our @NGSuperEagles a successful outing!
“#SoarSuperEagles, know that the entire nation is rooting for you!.”
Meanwhile, the draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup was held on Sunday night, with Manchester United or Aston Villa taking on Middlesbrough at home, Naija News reports.
Holders Leicester City will face giant-killers Nottingham Forest who defeated a poor Arsenal side 1-0 at home.
Bruno Lage will lead is Wolves against Dean Smith’s struggling Norwich City.
Premier League leaders Manchester City will host Fulham.
It will be an all English Premier League clash when Tottenham Hotspur welcome Graham Potter’s Brighton.
Below is the FA Cup fourth round draw in full:
Wolves vs Norwich City
Manchester City vs Fulham
Nottingham Forest vs Leicester City
Stoke City vs Wigan
Liverpool vs Cardiff City
Tottenham vs Brighton
Manchester United or Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough
Kidderminster Harriers vs West Ham
Everton vs Brentford
Chelsea vs Plymouth Argyle
Southampton vs Coventry City
Cambridge United vs Luton Town
Peterborough United vs QPR
Huddersfield Town vs Barnsley
Bournemouth vs Boreham Wood
Crystal Palace vs Hartlepool United
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