Following Nigeria triumph against South Africa in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal on Wednesday, a number of European teams including Napoli, have replied.

The game ended in a 1-1 draw but the Super Eagles prevailed 4-2 on penalties, according to NaijaChords.

During the penalty shootout, two penalties were saved by the Man of the Match-winning Nigerian goalie Stanley Nwabali.

“Congratulations to @victorosimhen9 and @NGSuperEagles on reaching the final of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations!” was how Napoli responded in a post on its X account.

In response, Atalanta also wrote,  “@Alookman_ and @NGSuperEagles are #AFCON2023 finalists.”

Likewise, Fulham penned, “Our boys [Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey] are #AFCON2023 finalists #SoarSuperEagles #LetsDoItAgain.

As for Brentford, they wrote,  “The Tank keeps on rolling. Frank is heading to the AFCON Final after Nigeria’s penalty shootout victory over South Africa.”

On Sunday, Nigeria will play Ivory Coast in the championship match.

A Premier League star and former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has stated that he supports the Super Eagles in the current 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

The England veteran uploaded multiple Nigerian flags and shared a photo of himself clutching the Super Eagles shirt with “Ferdinand 5” clearly visible as a show of support for the three-time African champions.