'Samuel Chukwueze, The Nigerian Messi' - Fans React To Performance Of Super Eagles Stars Vs RSA
Published: July 10, 2019
'Samuel Chukwueze, The Nigerian Messi' - Fans React To Performance Of Super Eagles Stars Vs RSAThe Super Eagles of Nigeria were 2-1 winners over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Wednesday's quarter final clash, thanks to Samuel Chukwueze and William Troost-Ekong's goals.

Nigerians took to Twitter to shower praises on Gernot Rohr's men for the hard-fought victory over their rivals. Here are some of their comments on Twitter:

@arcsamuel: "Dear Gernort Rohr If you ever made a mistake of dropping Chukwueze, till the end of this tournament, we will squeeze you in a 1972 Volkswagen and allow you swim your way to Germany # NIGRSA SIGNED NIGERIANS''

@Sir_BiolaPr: "Chukwueze just scored... Sweet player....... Commentator said 20 years of age 3x... Only if he knew.. Should I tell him?''

@Sports_minister: "Chukwueze with the goal. Calm down we're coming haaaaarrrrd in this game.''

@Hez_mykel: "It's clear South African's game plan is counter attack and I'm glad to announce to you, it will hurt them badly. Goallllllllllll''.

@I_pissVodk: "GOOOOOOOAAAAALLL I goal like troll SA tonight o. Especially the weyrey wey use my picture as meme on a very smelly tweet.#NGARSA''.

@TheOddSolace: "That's the game done, I believe. South Africa don't score enough; going behind is pretty
much the ultimate nightmare scenario for Bafana. # NGARSA #Afcon2019''.

@MyDearVic: "Chukwueze is showing the SA guys that he's not racist. He dribbles both their black and white players in equal measures. #NGARSA''.

@iamOkon: "When are we going to hail our midfield combo  of Ndidi and Etebo ? Certainly not the most slick or entertaining but absolutely powerful machines doing God's work. Tireless workers and amazing athletes ready to close down everything. Top footballers."

@Emiearth: "We've got a left back in Jamilu We've got a forward in Chukwueze We've got balls in Etebo & Ndidi We've got Kenneth Omeruo That's all we've got."

@uchejombo: "This Chukwueze is immensely talented. #NGARSA''.

@ccigweze : ''Samuel Chukwueze!!! The Nigerian Messi!!!''.

@Debsamreal : ''Nigerian "Messi" himself, Chukwueze, showed up & justified his selection. Up Super Eagles!''.

@theBussmarn: "Dear Etebo , You really did a great job with that freekick and for this, you'll be receiving one year supply of your favorite beer. Signed Nigerians #NGARSA #NIGRSA #SuperEagles"

@Primus_unbound:  "Almost scored from a setpiece too with Etebo".

@Sir_Abidolaw: "Was that Etebo or Roberto Carlos? #NGARSA".

@Waynetipsy_ng: "Dear Chukwueze & Ekong , Thank you for the Goals. You guys have made us proud today!!! God bless you!!! Signed Nigerians 🤗#NGARSA #SuperEagles"

@SledgeAma: "Dear Ekong , . . . . . As you have put smile on the faces of over 170 million Nigerians. God will put smile on your face 170million times."

@omoissyy: "#NGARSA Dear Ekong , My God will immensely bless you and your family. Signed, Nigerians.''

The Super Eagles will meet either Algeria or Ivory Coast in the semi-final stage of the competition.

Ibukun Italoye

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