2023 AFCON Fallout: Peseiro Sends Thank You Message To Chippa United Over Nwabali


The coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles Jose Peseiro has sent a thank you message to South Africa Premier League club Chippa United for their assistance on Stanley Nwabali.

Nwabali has become a big revelation in the ongoing 34th edition of the African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

Nwabali was the hero in the shootout for the Super Eagles, denying Teboho Mokoena and Evidence Makgopa before Kelechi Iheanacho wrapped up the victory to clinch the final spot, earning the Man of the Match award.

“Chippa United, thank you very much Chippa United goalkeeper coach, staff. I concluded that this guy has the quality, and capacity to defend and fight with Francis Uzoho and he gets the number one spot.

“It is easy to scout him in South Africa and I don’t know why”, he told IDiskitimes.

Nigeria will meet host nation Ivory Coast in the final at Olympique Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan on Sunday with Nwabali in goal.