"Nwabali For President": Nigerians Hail Goalie as He Performs Superbly Against South Africa

"Nwabali For President": Nigerians Hail Goalie as He Performs Superbly Against South Africa

  • Nigerians on social media are praising goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, after he performed superbly against South Africa on Wednesday night, February 7
  • Legit.ng reports that Nwabali has been excellent in the AFCON so far with only two goals conceded as he remains arguably Nigeria’s best player in the tournament thus far
  • The Chippa United goalkeeper has won the hearts of millions of Nigerians with his impressive outing in the tournament

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Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire - Nigerian internet users are hailing Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, on social media following his impressive performance against South Africa.

Legit.ng reports that Nwabali saved two kicks from 12 yards as the Super Eagles defeated South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semifinal match 4-2 via penalties.

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Stanley Nwabali tries to catch the ball during the AFCON 2023 semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake on February 7, 2024. Photo credit: Issouf Sanogo
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The Chippa United shot-stopper was also gallant in goal all through the match.

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The match had ended 1-1 after 120 minutes of play.

Check out some comments on X (formerly Twitter) below:

@snrmanOA wrote:

"Forget CBN, this is Nigeria’s new safe."

Bolarinwa Olajide commented:

"Nigeria is safe with him. Make him President now! Stanley Nwabali for president."

JJ Omojuwa said:

"Dear @officialABAT, please name Stanley Nwabali Minister of Defence right away!"

Sunday Oliseh wrote:

"Nwabali! Nwabali!! Nwabali!!! After Osimhen's 5-star performance, another hero is born! What composure, belief in God and a reassuring smile by our Naija goalkeeper to send us to the AFCON final. Now, I can face my FIFA colleagues with a smile... lol."

Oloye Akin Alabi wrote:

"Nwabali…Clearly the goalkeeper of the tournament."

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What to read about AFCON 2023, Stanley Nwabali:

Nwabali named match of the match

In a piece of related news, Legit.ng reported that Nwabali was named the man of the match of the AFCON 2023 semifinal match against South Africa.

Nwabali, one of AFCON 2023's stars, was solid all through the 120 minutes of action at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake, Ivory Coast.

Source: Legit.ng

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