As Nigeria marks its 58th Independence Anniversary on Monday, October 1, 2018, the Super Eagles have hailed the zealous Nigerian spirit.
The west Africans became independent from Britain on October 1st, 1960, with President Muhammadu Buhari assuring of his administration’s plans to new heights.
Some of the players took to social media to celebrate the nation, wishing its people well.
And Concise News gathered some of the celebrations here:
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I celebrate our country Nigeria today. Our resilience, willpower, creativity and diversity are our unique strengths known globally. I send this message to the youth who are the leaders of tomorrow to always be exceptional in everything they do and always find a way to portray Nigeria in a positive light. Together we can make this country greater. Long live nigeria Happy Independence Day. 🇳🇬
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE NIGERIA 🇳🇬 ❤️ @ Community of Madrid https://t.co/4stAS9Jdno
— kenneth omeruo (@omeruo22) October 1, 2018
Happy Independence Day to all my fellow country men. 58 years of freedom and independence. May God continue to bless our nation & may his grace continue forever. #Weareone #Nigeria #EK 🦅 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/bcBor39yf1
— Etebo Karo (@etebo_karo) October 1, 2018
— Jude Ighalo Fans (@judeighalofans) September 30, 2018
Today is a day that represents freedom, equality and unity. I stand proud to be a Nigerian and on this day of our independence. I want to salute all my fellow Nigerias in honour of this great day. Happy Independence Day.#ILoveMyCountry #ForeverAEagle #Weareone #Nigeria @58 🦅🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/QEzi61XtHN
— AhmedMusa718 (@Ahmedmusa718) October 1, 2018
— William Troost-Ekong (@WTroostEkong) October 1, 2018
HAPPY I N D E P E N D E N C E DAY NAIJA 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/Ud6irgd5fm
— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) October 1, 2018