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Afcon 2019: Musa leads Super Eagles players to celebrate Nigeria bronze medal win

10:03 IST 18/07/2019
Nigeria players celebrate after winning the Acon 2019 Third place play-off
Odion Ighalo’s first-half strike helped the Super Eagles to finish third in the biennial tournament, defeating the Carthage Eagles

Nigeria players have reacted to their bronze medal win at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Odion Ighalo’s strike ensured the Super Eagles clinched a 1-0 narrow victory over Tunisia in the third/fourth-place playoff at the Al Salam Stadium on Wednesday.

The win over the Carthage Eagles secured the West Africans their eighth bronze medal in the tournament, becoming the team with the most third-place triumphs.

On the back of the achievement, Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong who was named the man of the match, Kenneth Omeruo, John Ogu, Leon Balogun, Alex Iwobi, Oghenekaro Etebo and Abdullahi Shehu have taken to the social media to celebrate the feat.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A post shared by Leon Aderemi Balogun (@leonbalogun) on Jul 17, 2019 at 5:23pm PDT

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bronze , We’ll Take That 🥉🦅🇳🇬

A post shared by Alexander Iwobi (@alexanderiwobi) on Jul 17, 2019 at 5:16pm PDT