Mary Njoku calls for help ahead of AFCON final

Written by on February 9, 2024

Mary Remmy Njoku, a prominent figure in Nollywood, and a filmmaker, reached out to her fans and followers for assistance prior to the 2023 AFCON final.

After Nigeria’s Super Eagles secured a victory against South Africa in the semi-final with a 4-2 penalty shootout, they advanced to face Cote D’Ivoire, who defeated DR Congo 1-0. The two teams were scheduled to compete for the Men’s Champions crown on Sunday, February 11th.

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In preparation for the match, Mary Njoku sought assistance in locating Asoebi for her family. She also inquired about where to purchase authentic jerseys, expressing her desire to show support for the Super Eagles.

“I haven’t gotten our Asoebi for the AFCON final on Sunday.
Where can I buy some? For the whole Njoku clan, please.

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Original Jersies oh!
We need to support our boys.

Please tag a vendor. Good jerseys abeg.
Good morning”.

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Mary Njoku AFCON jersey

There was widespread jubilation across the internet when the Super Eagles defeated South Africa in the Semi-final.

Nollywood actor turned clergyman, Pastor Jimmy Odukoya, took to mocking South Africans using their popular song by Tyla, “Water.”

In an attempt to console them, Pastor Jimmy created a remix of the artiste Tyla’s song “Water,” which he dedicated to them. He admitted that while they played a good game, Nigerians had to emerge victorious.

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He suggested that if there were any solace for their loss, it would be the Grammy Water. Nonetheless, he assured them of his continued prayers.

Many celebrities such as Deyemi Okanlawon, Juliana Olayode, Omowunmi Dada, Uche Jombo, and more flooded his comment section with support.

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Singer Kizz Daniel had made a pledge to fly a fan to the UK following the Super Eagles’ win.

The fan had taken to the micro-blogging platform to request that the singer fly him to his next show in the UK if the Super Eagles won, and surprisingly, Kizz Daniel had agreed.

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After Nigeria’s victory, Kizz Daniel urged the fan to get his Visa ready as he was fulfilling his promise to fly him to the UK.

Movie star Eve Esin sustained an injury while cheering on the Super Eagles.

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She shared a screenshot of her injured leg as she celebrated Nigeria’s victory, revealing that she had sustained the injury while fleeing from the penalty kick awarded to South Africa.

Despite the pain, she expressed pride in being Nigerian and in something going right for the country despite the challenging economy.

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