Nigerian professional footballer, Alex Iwobi, has taken to social media to thank fans for their support following Super Eagles’ exit from the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

In a post shared on his official Instagram page, Alex Iwobi thanked fans for their support during the tournament and assured them that the Super Eagles would return stronger to make the country proud.

In his words,

“Moments Of Joy Can Quickly Turn Into Pain And Anguish. As Much As It’s A Part Of Football, We Came For More.. Our Fans Who Shared These Moments With Us Both In Cameroon And Across The World Deserved More! The Beauty Of The Game Is The Next Moment Of Jubilation Is Never Too Far Round The Corner. We, Will, Be Back To Fight For Our Nation, Stronger. We Owe It To You, And I Owe It To Myself. Thank You For All The Words Of Support & Encouragement – It Doesn’t Go Unnoticed.”

The Super Eagles team were eliminated from the 2021 African Cup of Nations, following their 2-1 defeat to Tunisia in the Round of 16 on Sunday, January 23.