Nathaniel Bassey : I Saw Players Crying On The Bench At R8 Angola Match

Talented multi-award winning gospel singer, songwriter and producer Nathaniel Bassey talks about his revelation ahead of the Super Eagles versus Angola game reports.

Recall Nathaniel Bassey  was the first person to publicly speak out about injury of Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali. The “Onise Iyanu” crooner made the Nwabali post via his verified X (formerly Twitter) handle; where he revealed he was moved to pray for the 27-year-old.

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Nigeria will play the Sable Antelopes of Angola on Friday, and are hoping to reach its first ever AFCON semi-final since 2019.

Identified as the team with best defenders, the Super Eagles will hope to cement their backline so as not to concede against the Black Antelopes, who are gearing for a first ever AFCON semifinal finish.

Reacting on his verified “X” page, Bassey revealed he saw some players crying on the bench during the game.

Nathaniel Bassey talks about his revelation ahead of Angola blockbuster

According to the evangelist, he had the revelation while he was praying; and not even thinking about Nigeria.

“Why am I praying and the next thing I’m seeing is about super eagles? And hey, it’s not as though I’m thinking about them o per se…

“Well, tomorrow we must take every chance that comes our way. It’s not the day to miss chances.

“I saw two people on the bench crying. May we not have cause to weep about the match and any of our players.

Nathaniel Bassey talks about Super Eagles versus Angola game.
Nathaniel Bassey

“If we have to weep, may it be for joy ooo. Amen. So it lifts the nation. It’s been tough lately,” Bassey concluded.

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In another story, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) denies speculations the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is delaying payment of Super Eagles bonuses.

“It is unfair for anyone to concoct lies against the institution for whatever reasons,” NFF’s statement on Wednesday partly reads.

“We have not experienced any delays or complication of processes at the CBN this time, and we give kudos to them for their diligence and great sense of duty.”

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