Ethiopians throw weight behind Eagles

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Super-Eagles_homeEthio­pia may have been denied a World Cup place by Ni­geria, but citizens of the East African nation are in love with the Super Eagles and want them to do the continent proud in Brazil.

Some Ethiopians who spoke to Daily Sunsports in Addis on Saturday said they want to see Nigeria do well in Brazil. The Ethiopians hailed Nigeri­ans who were on transit at the Bole International Airport in Addis, even as they urged the Eagles not to disappoint Africa.

A lady, who gave her name as Lili said Ethio­pians are praying for the Eagles and in fact all the African teams in Brazil.

“Our country is not at the World Cup, but we are supporting you-Nige­ria and the other African teams,” she said. The airport personnel were disappointed when the first African team that played, Cameroon lost to Mexico by a lone goal.

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“Nigeria win for Afri­ca,” were the words on the lips of most Ethiopians, as this reporter boarded the ET flight to Sao Paolo.


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