AFCON 2023: Disappointing end – Nwabali laments final defeat to Ivory Coast


Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has said he is disappointed by their 2-1 loss to Ivory Coast in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.


In a post on Instagram, the Chippa United stopper also apologized to Nigerian fans.


Jose Peseiro’s men took a first-half lead through William Troost-Ekong.


But the Ivorians were level in the 63rd minute, before Sebastien Haller won the game in the 87th minute.


Nwabali’s caption on his picture, read: “A disappointing and frustrating end. I deeply apologise 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.”

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