Golden Eaglets Knew They Would Win – Minister of Sports

Channels Television  
Updated November 9, 2013

The Minister for Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has expressed joy over the Golden Eaglets 3-0 victory over Mexico, stating that the boys were dominating and confident that they will win.

The minister said that he had advised the Golden Eaglets to put in their best and make sure the Mexicans didn’t score first.

Speaking during a telephone interview, on Channels Television Saturday breakfast show, Sunrise, Mr. Abdullahi stated that the match was a tough one but the boys knew that it was the final and were ready for it.

He explained that the boys were assembled and screened two years ago through the coaching crew.

“Their first test was African Championship U-17, after which the coaching crew had to go back to the drawing board to make the team better,” the Minister stated.