Saturday, 26 October 2019

YOU CAN STILL BE A WINNER EVEN IN THE FACE OF DEFEAT, MINISTER SUNDAY DARE

Nigeria's Under 23 team (The Dream Team 6) will be representing the country in Egypt next week for the Olympics qualifiers

The Dream Team 6 are also the defending champions of the competition from 2015

The bulk of players who will represent Nigeria at the competition are home based players captained by Azubuike Okechukwu and is assisted by Kelechi Nwakali
Head coach of the team is Coach Emma Amakakabo while the Chief Coach is Coach Kennedy Boboye (Not so sure of the name spellings)

Three teams will be progressing from Africa to represent the continent at the competition.

While speaking to the team, the minister said, "You can still be a winner even in the face of defeat, as long as you carry forward and apply the lessons you learnt from losing"

The minister said he is optimistic that the team would prove to be true ambassadors, talented soccer players and bring glory to the game of football in the country

He also commended the coaching team and the handlers for their awesome job of bringing together the best players with the talent, courage and skills to represent the country, and urged them to excel in the competition.

While wishing them the best in their campaign, the minister assured the team of the continued support of the ministry and the Nigerian Football Federation in assisting with their preparations, and also the support of all Nigerians who believe in them

He also promised to find time to join the team in training during their final preparations before leaving for Egypt in the next 5days, adding that he was once a goal keeper.

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