The head coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Jose Peseiro, has thanked Chippa United of the South Africa Premier League for their assistance with Stanley Nwabali.
At the 34th African Cup of Nations, which is currently taking place in Ivory Coast, Nwabali has become a significant discovery.
Nwabali saved Teboho Mokoena and Evidence Makgopa for the Super Eagles during the shootout, while Kelechi Iheanacho completed the victory to earn the final berth and the Man of the Match award.
“Chippa United, thank you very much Chippa United goalkeeper coach, staff.
“I concluded that this guy has the quality, and capacity to defend and fight with Francis Uzoho and he gets the number one spot.
On Sunday at Olympique Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan, Nigeria’s final game against the host nation, Ivory Coast, will see Nwabali in goal.