Super Eagles squad members took to the dance floor to celebrate their hard-fought bronze medal win after a 1-0 win over Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles in the third place match of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The encounter at Al-Salam Stadium saw Odion Ighalo’s 3rd minute goal enough to hand the three-time African champions her 8th AFCON bronze medal.
Immediately, the players returned to their dressing room after the medal presentation ceremony, the pair of John Ogu and Kenneth Omeruo thrilled their teammates with the trending controversial dance moves- Soapy- made popular by Naira Marley.
After spending some minutes on the dance floor, the pair were joined by Chidozie Awaziem, who attempted to showcase the controversial dance routine, which has faced loads of backlash from social media users in recent time.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles wrapped up their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Egypt with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia at Al-Salam Stadium.
Coach Gernot Rohr’s men got the game off to a bright start in the early minutes of the game after Odion Oghalo handed his side the lead in the 3rd minute of the match.
The striker tapped in the ball from a goal mouth scramble from the Tunisian danger zone after Jamilu Collins made a run into the opponent’s defence from the left flank.
After the goal, the tempo of the game dropped as both teams failed to create convincing chances all through the remainder of the first half.