AFCON 2019: Excited fans mob Kanu after Super Eagles win over South Africa
Nigeria's 2-1 victory over South Africa on Wednesday will stay for long in the memories of fans.
Two goals from Samuel Chukwueze and William Troost-Ekong fired the Super Eagles to the semi final of the AFCON 2019.
Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, who is one of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) ambassadors for the 2019 AFCON in Egypt, was in joyous mood after the Super Eagles defeated the Bafana Bafana.
The former African Footballer of the Year left his sit in the VIP stand to celebrate with the Super Eagles on the pitch after Moroccan referee, Redouane Jiyed blew the final whistle, he was massively hugged by the Egyptian fans majority of whom supported the Super Eagles in the game.
There were also chants of ‘papillo, papillo, papillo’ around the stadium as he danced along with the joyous fans, while cameramen where struggling to get a picture of the former Arsenal striker.
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