General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Mohammed Sanusi on Wednesday, August 19 paid a courtesy visit to the Golden Eaglets at their Kastina Mostel camp in Kastina State with a goodwill and support message as the team intensifies their readiness for the forthcoming FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile later this year, FootballNaija.com can report.
Also on hand to encourage the Eaglets were NFF Board Members, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gasau and Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, who spoke to players and officials before dinner.
Dr. Sanusi harped on the team’s discipline while commending the technical and back-room staffs for their commitment to the job.
“I bring greetings to you on behalf of the NFF board led by the President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick and we have no doubt you would enjoy the best of hospitality here in Katsina,” began Sanusi.
“But I want to remind you that without discipline, you cannot go far in your career and give your best.”
Speaking further, he added that the NFF has implicit confidence in the ability of the technical crew in selecting the best squad to represent Nigeria in Chile, explaining to the players to give the level best.
“I want you to know that no coach would overlook a good player and no coach wants to lose, so it is now left for you to do your best,” he said.
“The officials you have with you are responsible and diligent persons because while in Niger Republic for the Africa Championship, I saw the kind of good job they did with the team and I believe they will be fair to all of you.”