“Offside How?”: Man Speaks Out as Video Shows Nigerian Players Celebrating Osimhen Semi Final Goal

“Offside How?”: Man Speaks Out as Video Shows Nigerian Players Celebrating Osimhen Semi Final Goal

  • A video showed how Victor Osimhen netted a goal that was later disallowed after a close inspection
  • The Super Eagles rejoiced over the stunning goal by the Nigerian striker, but it was ultimately cancelled
  • Many people thought the goal should have stood as it was evidently a fair goal and expressed their views

A captivating video captured the moment when Victor Osimhen scored a brilliant goal that was eventually nullified after a meticulous check by the officials.

The Super Eagles erupted in joy and celebrated the spectacular goal by the Nigerian striker, who showed great skill and composure.

Photo of Osimhen
The man laments in the comment section. Photo credit: caf_online/TikTok
Source: TikTok

However, their happiness was short-lived as the goal was ultimately ruled out by the referee, who consulted the video assistant referee (VAR) and found a foul in the build-up.

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Many people disagreed with the decision and argued that the goal should have been valid as it was clearly a clean and fair goal.

They voiced their opinions and frustrations in the comments section of the video, which went viral on social media.

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Esther reacted:

“And Nigeria has been qualified for final.”

Amahle said:

“Please South Africa win. Support from Cameroon.”

Loisy wrote:

“Congratulations to Super Eagles of Nigeria II We will continue to SOAR higher AMEN.”


“South Africa plays better.”


“We saw the cheat o. Offside how?”


“How did the oshimens goal not count it was all ball.”

Teekay _TRP:

“The admin wanted Nigeria to win.”


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“It's penalty time, guys someone hold me I think am gonna die.”

Kodwo Cyrus:

“Victor Osimhen with two disallowed goal in this tournament is unreal. Man not on the lucky side.”


“Why naw ehh must you guys cancel our hard earn goal.”

Timaya made video call to Victor Osimhen ahead of match

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian singer Inetimi Tiamaya Odon professionally known as Timaya has shown support to the national team ahead of the semi-final match taking place in South Africa.

Legit.ng had reported that Nigeria had qualified for the semi-final match after winning against Angola.

In a video sighted on X, Timaya was seen making a video call to the Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen before the match commenced.

Source: Legit.ng

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