[PHOTO] For Once, Biafra Supports Nigeria
Win or lose, can we make the Nigerian Super Eagles play every weekend? It looks like it is the best way to keep Nigeria united.
The power of unity in the round-leather game cannot be over emphasized and one country that continues to enjoy this is Nigeria.
The signs are not looking good for the Super Eagles as they head to the World Cup in Russia as they lost their test game against a less-fancied Czech Republic team at the Rudolf Tonn Stadium on Wednesday.
But, what our eyes caught in the spectators’ section is something to think and smile about.
It was not one Biafra flag that we saw in the stands being waved proudly and we can be sure these are our Igbo brothers representing.
Ordinarily, Biafra has no business supporting a team with the Nigerian identity but they just could not let go of their darling Super Eagles 'of Nigeria'.
Only football makes this happen!
For those who don’t know, the Republic of Biafra, was a secessionist state in West Africa which existed from 30 May 1967 to January 1970; it was made up of the states in the Eastern Region of Nigeria.
In recent years, there have been renewed agitation for the actualization of their breakout from Nigeria; a major issue the Buhari-led government has been struggling with.
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