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AFCON: Goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali Addresses Nigerians, Apologizes In An Emotional Note After Super Eagles’ Loss To Cote d’Ivoire

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After Nigeria’s Super Eagles were defeated by Cote d’Ivoire in the AFCON final last night, goalie Stanley Nwabali wrote an emotional letter to millions of Nigerians.

On Sunday, February 11th, the Super Eagles lost to Cote d’Ivoire in a 2-1 match, thereby making Cote d’Ivoire the champion of the AFCON.

Nwabali, via his Instagram page, expressed his disappointment and frustration at disappointing Nigerians.

Apologizing to Nigerians, he noted how he was once a fan, is still a fan, and understands how it feels to give Nigerians a disappointing night.

Taking responsibility and accountability, he appreciated Nigerians for their whole support and expressed love for them.

“A disappointing and frustrating end. I deeply apologize to Nigerians. I was once a fan, still 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”.

Celebrities flooded his comment section to console him. The likes of Alex Unusual, Uchenna Nnanna, Angela Okorie, Iyabo Ojo, Dorcas Fapson, Regina Chukwu, Kaffy, Mercy Aigbe, and others comforted him.

Alex Unusual wrote, “Please you didn’t do anything wrong. You owe no one an apology. You disappointed no one. Thank you so much for representing Nigeria.

Ruby Ojiakor wrote, “It was just you against the lovebirds our players didn’t play anything that wasn’t serious at all. You over-tried my man

Cute Abiola wrote, “You are great! Let’s focus on World Cup qualification now. We go hard. Thanks, champ

Yemi Elesho wrote, “Baba na man you be, na that referee make you just find for us abeg

Destiny Etiko wrote, “You tried my brought

Nkechi Blessing wrote, “You gave your very best and saved us many times. I am still very proud of you Nwa

Sinach wrote, “You did good! Well done

Iyabo Ojo wrote, “You did your best

Wumi Toriola wrote, “You did well champ

Omowunmi Dada wrote, “We love you. Thank you for giving your all

Mercy Aigbe wrote, “My hero! We love you

Regina Chukwu wrote, “You did so well. We are proud of you

Angela Okorie wrote, “God bless you

Uchenna Nnanna wrote, “Keep your head up brother. You did your best”.

Recall that after the semi-final, Stanley Nwabali attributed the win to Nigeria’s winning ethic.

Nwabali was named Man of the Match following his impressive display.

Following his victory in the semi-final, a Nigerian lady by the name of Amanda Chisom went viral after posing as his wife.

The lady who was left impressed by his skills paraded herself as his wife as she photoshopped herself into several of his photos, describing herself as the first and only wife of the goalkeeper as she added his surname to hers.

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