AFCON Qualifier: I am optimistic on Eagles today. - el-Rufai.
El-Rufai, predicted the victory while receiving officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) who paid him a courtesy call.
â€œI want to wish the Eagles victory. Itâ€™s going to be a tough match, but we are confident that the Eagles will win, by Godâ€™s grace,â€ said El-Rufai.
Also, the governor informed his visitors that his administration considered football as a very important component in the â€˜unify Nigeriaâ€™ project.
â€œKaduna has made great contributions to national football. We gave the world the likes of Daniel Amokachi, Rashidi Yakeni, Tijjani Babangida and the Babayaro brothers.
â€œFor us, the development of football is a major goal. We have started work on establishing an academy,â€ he disclosed.