AFCON: ‘Another hero is born’ – Oliseh hails Nwabali after win over South Africa

 Former Nigeria international, Sunday Oliseh, has singled Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali for praise after Jose Peseiro’s side defeated South Africa in the semi-final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Oliseh hailed Nwabali for his composure against the Bafana Bafana, adding that another hero is born’.

“Nwabali ! Nwabali !! Nwabali !!! After Osimhen’s 5 star performance, another hero is born! What composure, belief in God and a reassuring Smile by our Naija goalkeeper to send us to the AFCON Final,” Oliseh wrote on his X account.

“Now I can face my FIFA colleagues with a smile .. lol.”

Recall that Nwabali put in a Man of the Man display as the Super Eagles needed penalties to beat South Africa in their semi-final clash on Wednesday.

The match ended 1-1 in regulation time after 120 minutes, but Nigeria won 4-2, thanks to Nwabali, who saved two penalties during the shootout.

Nigeria will now face host Ivory Coast in Sunday’s final.


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