“Lion of Africa No Gree for Anybody” – CAF Hails Osimhen After Nigeria’s AFCON Win

"Lion of Africa No Gree for Anybody" – CAF Hails Osimhen After Nigeria's AFCON Win

Nigeria’s forward Victor Osimhen has received a new nickname and a rallying cry from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) following the Super Eagles’ 2-0 victory over Cameroon in the Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16."Lion of Africa No Gree for Anybody" – CAF Hails Osimhen After Nigeria's AFCON Win

Osimhen, the “Lion of Africa”

CAF took to social media to hail Osimhen’s contribution to the crucial opening goal, calling him the “Lion of Africa; no gree for anybody!”

The phrase “no gree for anybody” translates to “don’t give room for anyone to overpower you” and has become a popular slogan in Nigeria, Footballrover reports

The Match Recap

The Super Eagles faced a tough challenge against Cameroon, but Ademola Lookman’s brace secured their passage to the quarterfinals.

Osimhen played a key role in the first goal, breaking free and setting up Lookman for a close-range finish.

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The Atalanta star then sealed the win with a header in the 90th minute.

Osimhen’s Influence

While Lookman grabbed the headlines with his goals, Osimhen’s tireless work ethic and attacking presence were crucial for Nigeria.

CAF’s recognition highlights his growing influence on the team and his importance to their AFCON ambitions.

Next Up: Angola Awaits

Nigeria will now face Angola in the quarterfinals, with a place in the semifinals at stake.

Angola booked their spot in the last eight with a convincing 3-0 win over Namibia.

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