“A Disappointing End” Goalkeeper Nwabali Tenders Apology To Super Eagles Supporters

Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali apologises to fans and supporters of the national team after they failed to win a fourth Africa Cup Of Nations AFCON title; npflupdates.com reports.

Nwabali was in goal when the Super Eagles conceded two goals in the second half to finish with a silver medal at the 2023 AFCON.

Also read: Peseiro : Ivory Coast Are Favourites, But I Want To Win The 2023 AFCON For The Nigerian People

Super Eagles fail in bid to win fourth AFCON title.
Goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali in tears after the final whistle.

Nigeria played six AFCON matches unbeaten, but shockingly lost to the superior power of the Akwaba Elephants last Sunday.

Captain William Troost-Ekong gave the Green and White colours the lead shortly after the first cooling break. At half-time, Nigeria was leading the host nation, and were on the verge of achieving a fourth title before Midfielder Frank Kessie headed home a Simon Adingra set-piece.

With less than twenty minutes remaining on the clock, Borussia Dortmund’s forward Sebastian Haller, completed the Ivorian comebacks, when he slotted into the back of Nwabali Stanley’s net a cross from Adingra.

The host nation held their positions for the remainder of the minutes, and were crowned the new champions of Africa.

Nwabali apologise to Super Eagles supporters

Reacting to the loss, Nwabali who kept four cleansheets in the tournament, took his Instagram story to tender an unreserved apology to fans.

Nwabali frustrated as he fail to help Nigeria win a fourth AFCON.
Stanley Nwabali against South Africa

According to the Chippa United goalkeeper, it was a “frustrating” way to end the campaign.

“A disappointing and frustrating end. I deeply apologize to Nigerians.

Also read: AFCON: 4 Important Takeaways From Super Eagles Loss Against Ivory Coast

“I’m a fan and I understand how it feels giving you a disappointing night. We take full responsibility. Thanks for the whole support till the end. I love you all.”

Nigeria will return to action next month, when they play against Argentina in an international friendly.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *