As the Super Eagles prepares for their first match against Burundi on Saturday, in the African Cup of Nations AFCON 2019, holding in Egypt, President Muhammadu Buhari, has charged them to play every match for the honour of motherland and make him and fellow Nigerians proud.

Disclosing this in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari in his words: "I will be watching just as millions of Nigerians would also do. You have our solid support, and we will cheer you to victory.

"Nigerians are known for the unconquerable spirit. Show this in the group stages, and even beyond. Nothing but lifting of the diadem is good enough for our country."