The Sun World Cup seminar holds in Rivers May 22
Less than two months to the FIFA World Cup holding in Russia, The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of Daily Sun, Saturday Sun, Sunday Sun and Sporting Sun, will on May 22 organise a seminar on the global soccer event aimed at galvanising support for the national team.
The seminar, with theme: “That Super Eagles may excel in Russia 2018 and Beyond,” will be hosted by the Rivers State government in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The seminar has been endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Sports and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Confirming its readiness to host the seminar, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike said his government would do anything to support football, the Super Eagles and sports in general in the country.
“We are committed to supporting football and sports as a whole in the country. We are committed to supporting the Super Eagles in its campaign to Russia. We want the national team to make an impact at the FIFA World Cup. This is why we are interested in this seminar organised by a reputable newspaper like
The Sun,for the benefit of Nigeria,” Wike said.
The governor said Rivers State government’s interest in supporting the Eagles explains its acceptance to host the national team’s final match before travelling to Russia in Port Harcourt.
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