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Glo Congratulates U-23

Posted: Aug 4, 2015 at 12:55 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Sponsors of the national teams,Globacom, has congratulated the U-23 team, for qualifying for the African U-23 Championship after holding Congo to a goalless draw in Pointe Noire on Sunday to sail through on 2-1 goals aggregate.

The championship, which serves as the final round of qualifiers for the Rio Olympics, is billed for Senegal in November. Nigeria will play alongside, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Zambia, South Africa and Mali.

“We never wavered in our belief that the team would qualify, despite the first leg result. We are delighted that they did not disappoint,” Globacom said in a statement in Lagos on Monday.

“We wish to congratulate the players for withstanding all odds against them in Pointe Noure,” the statement added.

“We appreciate the support from Nigerians and the Nigeria Football Federation in particular and we urge the team’s technical crew and the players not to rest on their oars until the Rio Olympics  ticket is won.

“We also urge the NFF to continue to support the team programme ahead of the Senegal Championship.”

Globacom is the major partner of the NFF and official sponsor of Nigeria’s national football teams.