As its customary from where ever they have gone, the Golden Eaglets once again rounded off their First Round schedule in the modest city of Al Ain on a positive note with a special thank you message to the fans despite a 3-3 draw against Sweden.
“Thank You For Your Support,” the player unfurled a banner at the end of the energy-sapping encounter Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium; completed with their now famous goal celebration chanting:’ Yes! Yes!! Yes!!!
“It is important to thank the Nigerian fans who travelled far and wide the UAE to come and support us in Al Ain,” noted Suleiman Abubakar,the team coordinator.” But our special thanks to the good people of Al-Ain who made us to really feel at home.
“We can’t thank them enough and hopefully we would be back here for our Second Round Match after our game against Iraq in Dubai on Friday,” said Suleiman often called The General.