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Governor Wike Joins Soccer Fans To Send Off Super Eagles To Russia 2018

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike during the opening formalities of the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad and President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinick
during the opening formalities of the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with Former Super Eagles Captain, Nwankwo Kanu during the the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (l) and President of Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad during the opening formalities of the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi during the the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with Super Eagles Coach, Gerhard Rohr during the the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Monday night joined about 40,000 football lovers to watch the World Cup  send off match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Also present at the International Friendly were: the President of Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, President Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinick, Two Former Super Eagles Captains, Nwankwo Kanu and Joseph Yobo.
The match which ended 1-1 witnessed the display of soccer artistry by the two teams.
Governor Wike led other dignitaries for the opening formalities.
Governor Wike expressed confidence that the Super Eagles will perform well in the World Cup.
He urged Nigerians  to support the team all through their World Cup in Russia, saying that football is a major uniting factor for the country.
It will be recalled that the Super Eagles started their World Cup qualifying campaign in Port Harcourt.
Picture 1: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike during the opening formalities of the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.
Picture 2: R-L: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad and President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinick
during the opening formalities of the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.
Picture 3: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with Former Super Eagles Captain, Nwankwo Kanu during the  the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.
Picture 4: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (l) and President of Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad during the opening formalities of the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.
Picture 5: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi  during the  the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.
Picture 6: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with Super Eagles Coach, Gerhard Rohr  during the  the Send Off Match between Super Eagles and Democratic Republic of Congo at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday.