President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles for Beating South African Team 2:1

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President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles for Beating South African

President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles for Beating South African Team 2:1

The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari have taken to his twitter handle @MBuhari to congratulate the super Eagles over their deserved win in the on-going African cup of Nation.

The super eagles took a late win when Nigerian Defender William Troost-Ekong scored following the corner kick at 89 minutes. Nigerian Team was leading with 1:0 in the first half courtsey of Samuel Chukwueze who hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s cross.

The tempo was still high on the Nigerian Team untill the Bafana Bafana stars Bongani Zungu stole an equalizer through a freekick everybody believed to be an offside and later counted as a goal after Referee consulted VAR which was introduce to the AFCON at this quater final stage of the competition. VAR revealed that the ball Nigerian Striker Odion Ighalo at the shoulder before meeting a south african player who was offside that finally nod the ball in

Nigerians with much hope and intensity pressed on untill they score the late winner which solidified their position in the semi-final match against Ivory Coast or Algeria in Sunday’s second semi-final.

The Super Eagles were deserved winners and led through Villarreal youngster Chukwueze’s first goal for his country. They should have been ahead by more when Williams pushed Peter Etebo’s free-kick onto the bar.

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To celebrate the well deserved win by the super eagles, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari dropped his congratualory message on twitter which read thus:

Congratulations to the Super Eagles on a well-deserved victory over South Africa, tonight. You represent the resilient and indomitable Nigerian spirit. Two more victories, and the coveted Trophy will come home to us. All Nigerians are looking forward eagerly.

The South Africa didn’t do enough to win this – they were caught between trying to pump it long and trying to pass it around a very solid Nigerian defence.

And it was Troost-Ekong who was at the heart of that defence and scored the winner. Nigeria had class through the side though – Iwobi had another outstanding game, as did Etebo and Chukwueze.

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Hope you are happy with the super eagles win, use the comment section below to tell them congratulations.

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President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles for Beating South African Team 2:1