Chelsea star Moses ‘proud to be Nigerian’ after Afcon triumph

The 22-year-old is dedicating the Super Eagles' victory over Burkina Faso to all his countrymen after the country where crown African champions for the first time in 19 years

Nigeria forward Victor Moses has dedicated the victory of the Super Eagles over Burkina Faso in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final to all his countrymen.

The Chelsea winger played a big part in the team as Sunday Mba scored the lone goal that made Nigeria emerge African champions for the first time in 19 years.

Moses had recently changed allegiance to Nigeria from England and has now won a continental title with the Super Eagles.

“[It’s] one of [the] best days of my life. [T]his is a dream come true I'm so proud to be Nigerian. The win is for each and every one of [you] back home,” Moses tweeted via his official account.

Nigeria will now play in the Confederations Cup in Brazil later in the year.