The President of Corsica Executive Council Gilles Simeoni, has backed the Super Eagles of Nigeria to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Simeoni said this when the the parliament had an official reception for officials and players of the Super Eagles.
The Super Eagles played out a 1-1 draw with the tiny French Island nation on Friday night.
Simeoni said, ‘’We have been huge fans of the Super Eagles in Corsica since 1994.
“We are behind you. You will win the World Cup.”
President Simeoni was presented with a Nigerian national team jersey signed by the Super Eagles players and handed to him by manager Gernot Rohr.
The Super Eagles left the Island on Saturday afternoon for Paris, where they will play Togo in preparation of their African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa on June 10.