The Nigerian Super Eagles commenced their African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2022) on a flying note after beating Egypt 1-0 in the opening match.
The interesting match had Iheanacho scoring the only goal in the first half as the Super Eagles claimed the maximum three points.
Nigerian celebrities have expressed their admiration for Austin Eguavoen's team who humbled the Egyptian and left Liverpool's superstar, Mo Salah with nothing much to do.
Legit.ng takes a look at some of the celebrities that have commented on the impressive Super Eagles victory.
1. Dino Melaye
A former lawmaker, Dino Melaye, shared a beautiful video of Super Eagles star singing and expressed his excitement over the team's victory.
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Check out his post below:
2. Adaeze Yobo
The wife of Super Eagles' assistant coach, Adaeze Yobo and her kids watched the match with so much excitement.
After the team won against Egypt, the children sang funny Nigerian songs.
Watch the video below:
Show host Ebuka Obi Uchendu also expressed delight after watching the impressive performance by the Super Eagles. He spoke about Nigeria's oneness in a series of tweets:
"See how football banter is just sweet here because we have a common enemy. You people should stop stressing my EPL life abeg. Thank you @NGSuperEagles my loves! On to the next one."
Goalscorer, Kelechi Iheanacho also shared a post after the match.
Check it below:
Nigerian celebrities were spotted in the comment section hailing him for the goal. Below are some of those who reacted.
5. Banky W
"SENIOR MAN KELZZZZZ!!!!!! ."
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6. Peter PSquare
"Weldon! Proud ."
"Ain’t nobody badder than."
"You’re winning “player of the tournament” don’t worry yourself Chief!!"
Several other superstars have congratulated Kelechi Iheanacho and the Super Eagles, wishing them a successful tournament at AFCON 2022.
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Joseph Yobo's wife and kids jubilate as Nigeria beats Egypt
In a related development, Legit.ng reported that Adaeze Yobo and her kids reacted to the football match between Nigeria and Egypt.
In a video that went viral, one of the kids went spiritual and carried anointing oil in the bid to help support the Super Eagles.
Nigerians who saw the clip said the former Super Eagles star's kids look lovely and their acts were funny.