Dogara Endorses Dream Team For GoldFeatured, Latest News, Sports Monday, August 15th, 2016
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has hailed the heroics of Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team over their 2-0 win against Denmark in Brazil.
Speaking after watching the Nigerian side defeated Denmark in the grueling quarter final duel, Dogara, said the Nigerian spirit was on display in the encounter.
“We pleaded with the team not to boycott the quarter final match and here we are in the the semi final, we can go all the way and win the gold medal as was the case in Atlanta 96′.
Dogara called on all Nigerians to line behind the team as they seek to bring glory to the country.
“We are about to do it again. I strongly believe we can do it. I urge all Nigerians to support the Dream Team with prayers”, the Speaker stated.
Recall Dogara, had intervened and assured the team of his support when they threatened to boycott the quarter final encounter against Denmark over unpaid allowances.
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