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AFCON: Buhari Passes Bad Luck to Super Eagles — Sowore
Activist Omoyele Sowore has said President Muhammadu Buhari transferred ‘bad luck’ to the Super Eagles of Nigeria through a video conference he had with the team earlier on Sunday before their match with Tunisia.
Sowore said this via his verified facebook handle on Sunday, immediately after Super Eagles had with a loss to Tunisia in their round 16 crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 football competition.
The Eagles had won all their three matches at the group stage in Cameroon but lost to Tunisia to the shock of many Nigerians and international observers.
Shortly before the game with Tunisia, Buhari held a video conference with Coach Austin Eguavoen from the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Buhari said, “You’ve been making Nigerians proud. You’ve been winning. Please keep on winning. The Federal Government is supporting you, and I say thank you to all the technical crew and the players.. Please keep doing the country proud.”
However, reacting to this before the match, Sowore took to his Facebook page and said, “Just heard Muhammadu Buhari just passed his bad luck to Nigeria’s Super Eagles! We are working hard to neutralise it! #RevolutionNow.”
After a shot from Youssef Msakni gave the Carthage Eagles their only goal in the game, Sowore wrote, “Muhammadu Buhari is bad luck for Super Eagles and Nigeria as whole! I said it! #RevolutionNow.”