Stanley Nwabali gets a heroic welcome from fans as he returns to South Africa club Chippa United

  • Chippa United fans greeted Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali with a heroic welcome upon his arrival in South Africa on February 27.
  • Football fans gathered at Port Elizabeth Airport to express their admiration for the 27-year-old goalkeeper who made significant contributions to the African Cup of Nations.
  • Chippa United announced Nwabali’s arrival via a brief message on their official X handle.

Chippa United supporters gave Super Eagles goalie Stanley Nwabali a hero’s welcome upon his arrival in South Africa on Tuesday, February 27.

Football supporters flocked to Port Elizabeth Airport in masses to express their affection for the 27-year-old goalie who stole the show during the most recent African Cup of Nations (AFCON)

Nwabali’s arrival was also announced by Chippa United via a brief statement posted on their official X handle.

It said, “He’s Back @NwabaliBobo.”

The goalie conceded four times in seven appearances.

After the competition, the former Enyimba goalie was given financial presents, awarded a national honour, and elevated to the rank of chief in his hometown.

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