Glo Charges Nigeria


Globacom, sponsors of Nigeria’s national teams including the U-20 side, has called on the Flying Eagles to surpass the silver medals won by the1989 and 2005 set in Saudi Arabia and Holland respectively in this year’s FIFA World Youth Championship, WYC.

Making this call in Lagos, the Group Chief Operating Officer, GCOO, of Globacom, Mohamed Jameel, exhorted the team to work hard towards reaching the finals and winning the cup for Nigeria for the first time.

He said: “Flying Eagles should concentrate and play as a team, tackle each match with determination to win with focus on the final berth.”

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Jameel stressed that the team have the advantage of having in the squad about 15 players who had been playing together from the last U-17 team which emerged runners up in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted by Nigeria.

He added that Globacom, as the major partner and official sponsor of the national teams, will continue to sponsor and encourage the national teams in their quest to win laurels for Nigeria in world football.

The Globacom’s GCOO also recommended that the technical crew of the team go for the fittest players in their selections in order to ensure that the team win its first match which, according to him, will motivate them to go far in the competition.

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