A succinct collection of Nigerians’ Twitter reactions to Super Eagles 2-1 loss to Algeria on Sunday night.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi became the bete noire to Nigerians who blame him for Riyad Mahrez’s late winner which gave Algeria a 201 win over Nigeria in a semi-final clash of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Mahrez’s blasted the freekick on Akpeyi side but the Nigerian goalkeeper was wrongly positioned and could not save.
The Nigerian goalkeeper had over 10,000 tweets, blaming him for Algeria’s last minute goal that he became the sixth trending topic for hours after the game.
Blame on green kit
The reactions to Nigeria Vs Algeria dominated Twitter trends on Sunday night (Twitter)
As absurd as it may sound or look, many Nigerians blamed Super Eagles’ green kit’ for bringing black luck to Nigeria.
This particular speculation has ‘Jersey’ as number five on the Twitter trends.