Grammy Award-winning Nigerian singer Burna Boy has sent a message to the Super Eagles of Nigeria following the team’s qualification to the finals of AFCON 2023.
On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, the Super Eagles of Nigeria secured their spot in the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 after defeating South Africa in a thrilling semi-final fixture played in Bouake, Ivory Coast.
The match was watched live from the stadium in Bouake by over 30,000 football fans from different parts of the world who were treated to a pulsating encounter that ended in a penalty shootout. Nigeria emerged victorious by a scoreline of 4-2, sparking wild celebrations among the players, coaching staff, and fans.
The team’s qualification to the finals of AFCON 2023 has been met with exciting reactions from football enthusiasts, celebrities and even politicians. One of such celebrity is the Grammy Award-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, who took to his social media platform to congratulate the Super Eagles on their hard-fought victory. The musician expressed his excitement at the prospect of watching the team play the hosts, Ivory Coast, in the finals of the competition on Sunday, February 11, 2024.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) February 8, 2024