'Na Tinubu' Nigerians blame president for Super Eagles AFCON 2023 Final loss to Ivory Coast.
Ivory Coast won the Africa Cup of Nations impressively on home soil, defeating Nigeria 2-1 in the Sunday evening final.
11:05 - 11.02.2024
Nigerians react as Yemi Alade warns Super Eagles on bad luck handshake in AFCON 2023 against Ivory Coast.
Nigeria took the lead thanks to a header from William Troost-Ekong in the 38th minute.
18:55 - 11.02.2024
Nigeria's D'Tigress celebrate Paris Olympic qualification with 78-61 to Belgium.
Franck Kessie leveled the score in the 62nd minute, but Sebastian Haller scored the game-winning goal in the 81st.
Ivory Coast has won the trophy just three times in their history, after winning it in 1992 and 2015. However, it turned out to be the final heartbreak for the three-time winners, Nigeria.
Ivory Coast overcame Senegal, Mali, and Congo in the knockout stages, while Nigeria defeated Cameroon, Angola, and South Africa to secure their spot in the championship.
Reactions to Tinubu after Super Eagles' loss to Ivory Coast
current president of Nigeria Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu GCFR rose to the top of the social media trends after the Super Eagles' loss to Ivory Coast.
The governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007, and senator for Lagos West in the Third Republic has been involved with the Super Eagles at the AFCON.
Tinubu gave the Super Eagles a motivational speech before their pivotal Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal matchup against Angola.
While on a private tour to France, President Tinubu spoke with the team via a video conversation that was shared on his son Seyi Tinubu's Instagram page.
After the game against South Africa, Tinubu praised the team for their efforts.
According to Patrice Motsepe, president of the Confederation of African Football Federations (CAF), Tinubu was scheduled to attend the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final.
He did not turn up and Nigerian football fans blamed him after the match
05:20 - 18.01.2024
Jay-Jay Okocha motivates wasteful Super Eagles to beat Ivory Coast in AFCON 2nd group game.
20:30 - 18.01.2024
Super Eagles 1-0 Ivory Coast: Nigerians say penalty hero Ekong deserved Man of the Match ahead of Osimhen
See what Nigerians are saying about the 'angry' penalty taken by Ekong as Super Eagles beat Ivory Coast.
22:15 - 18.01.2024
Super Eagles 1-0 Ivory Coast - Ola Aina gains respect from Nigerian football fans after 2nd AFCON group game
See what Nigerian football fans have to say about Ola Aina after the Super Eagles beat Ivory Coast 1-0 in AFCON 2nd group game.
12:00 - 21.01.2024
Watch the Super Eagles of Nigeria seal the top of the group against the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau in their final AFCON 2023 group game.
17:45 - 21.01.2024
'Forget revenge' - Here is what Jose Peseiro has to say about the Super Eagles of Nigeria's 100th AFCON game against Guinea-Bissau.
11:35 - 01.02.2024
Here is all you need to know about the Super Eagles of Nigeria's quarterfinal fixture against Angola.