The national chairman of Nigerian Super Eagles Supporters Club Prince Vincent Okumagba has thumped-up The Sun Publishing Company for deeming it fit to organise a seminar to promote support for the senior national team ahead of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Okumagba who described the seminar slated for May 22 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, with the theme: ‘That Super Eagles may excel in Russia and beyond’ as a welcome development assured the organizer the backing of his body.
While reacting ahead of the event, the widely travel supporters boss said the initiative was one of the best development to stimulate the
Super Eagles in their mission to surpass their previous outings in the FIFA World Cup come Russia 2018.
“Not surprising this is coming from the stable of the Sun Newspapers is a respected and reputable media outfit with many years of serving Nigerians first-hand information in sports, especially football with reference to the first all football daily publication (Soccer Stars now Sporting Sun).
“For us, the colloquium is at a very right time and it’s a brave attempt at galvanizing public support and awareness for Super Eagles which is what we also stand for”, Okumagba noted.
He added that “if other spirited individuals and corporate bodies in the country could imbibe the Sun’ spirit by contributing their quota towards ensuring massive support for our national teams ahead of major tournaments such as FIFA World Cup, the country would have recorded a soccer breakthrough”.
He however saluted the determination and steadfastness of the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation under the leadership of Amaju Pinick and his team praying God to give them a resounding success especially in Russia by breaking the jinx of the second round