Napoli, Other European Clubs Laud Super Eagles On 2023 AFCON Ticket


Italian Serie A champions, Napoli, Nottingham Forest, relegated Premier League teams, Southampton and Leicester City, plus other European teams have celebrated the Super Eagles for qualifying Nigeria to the 2023 African Cup of Nations in Cote d’ Ivoire.

Nigeria, 3-time champions booked a 20th AFCON appearance after they defeated Sierra Leone 3-2 at the SDK Stadium in Monrovia, the Liberian capital.

Top clubs shared in delight by celebrating some Super Eagles stars who represent them in the European leagues on social media platforms, Twitter with posts, emojis, and different reports on their websites.

Napoli reported Victor Osimhen turned in an excellent display for Nigeria on Sunday, scoring twice in their 3-2 over Sierra Leone. The Napoli striker played 81 minutes of his side’s qualifier for the Africa Cup of Nations and bagged two goals in the first half-hour, first scoring with a delightful lob before netting with a right-foot finish.

Super sub, Kelechi Iheanacho was celebrated by Leicester City for his role in the game, as he bagged the winner, likewise his teammate Wilfred Ndidi.

A few others were not left out too.

Nigeria seats top of its qualifying group with one more match to play, a fixture against Sao Tome and Principe in early September.