AFCON 2023: Nwabali Stanley Drops Emotional Post After Nigeria’s Win, Davido, Teni, Celebs React

AFCON 2023: Nwabali Stanley Drops Emotional Post After Nigeria’s Win, Davido, Teni, Celebs React

  • Nwabali Stanley has reacted to Super Eagles' win over South Africa at the ongoing AFCON with an emotional message
  • The impressive goalkeeper, who saved two penalties, disclosed he felt every bit of the match, describing it as a game to remember
  • His emotional post stirred reactions from Davido, Mercy Chinwo, Williams Uchemba and other popular Nigerian celebrities
  • In a chat with's Olumide Alake, Tony Irims, a Nigerian based in South Africa, shared how he felt after the Super Eagles' win against the Bafana Bafana

Super Eagles goalkeeper Nwabali Stanley has broken his silence after their thrilling win over South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals on Wednesday, February 7.

The goalie, named man of the match, was emotional over the win. He shared a picture of himself on the pitch, stating that he was born to play football.

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Nwabali Stanley breaks silence after Nigeria's win.
Davido calls Nwabali Stanley a hero. Credit: @davido @nwabali32
Source: Instagram

Nwabali was impressive during the match as he made several saves, including two penalties during the penalty shoot-out.

Nwabali Stanley sends message to South African fans

Despite eliminating Bafana Bafana from the AFCON, Nwabali, who is signed to a South African club, made it clear he still loves the country.

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"I still love South Africa as much as their fans loves me. My name is Nwabali Stanley Bobo and I love this team Nigeria with all my heart. Nwabali wrote.

See his post below:

Davido, other celebrities hail Nwabali Stanley captured some of the reactions; see them below:




"You deserve a solid 3some best keeper."


"Weneh Leiii @nwabali32 God bless you and everything connected to you."




"God bless you."

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"ABEG PASTE ACCT NO!! You deserve my bankruptcy."


"Baba Nla. Your hands are blessed."


"Odogwu! Big Euro contract loading."


"Anything Nwabali wants please give him!!!"


"Bro I know you can do it."


"Big man we dey wait you for Europe."


"Make Southy people no come do anyhow ooo."


"Nwabali!! Straight to Europe.. you too much!!!"

I felt so proud - Tony Irims

Like many Nigerians, home and abroad, Tony Irims is rooting for the Super Eagles to lift the AFCON cup.

Speaking on their win against South Africa, he said:

"I have never felt so proud about being a Nigerian."

Kizz Daniel to fulfil promise to fan over Nigeria's win recently reported that the Super Eagles' win over South Africa became a blessing for a Nigerian social media user.

This was after Kizz Daniel disclosed plans to fly a lucky fan to the UK.

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