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Ghanaians troll Nigeria after AFCON loss: No Light, no Grammys, no AFCON trophy, no president

In the aftermath of Nigeria’s defeat to Ivory Coast in the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) final, Ghanaians seized the opportunity for payback in the ongoing social media banter.

The Super Eagles, despite reaching the finals, were defeated 2-1 by the host nation, and Ghanaians wasted no time in taunting their Nigerian counterparts for their recent misfortunes.

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Ghanaian social media users, including notable figures, flooded their pages with jabs aimed at Nigeria. The trolling encompassed various aspects, from mocking the well-known power blackout issues in Nigeria to referencing Nigeria’s loss to South Africa at the recent Grammys.

Some even directed their taunts at the Nigerian political establishment.

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The Super Eagles, aiming for their fourth AFCON trophy, fell short in the final, allowing Ivory Coast to secure their third title. This victory places Ivory Coast on par with Nigeria on the top winners’ chart, led by Egypt.

For Ghanaians, this trolling session served as a form of retaliation after enduring weeks of mockery for their national team’s disappointing performance in the tournament.

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Ghana exited the 2023 AFCON in the group stages, managing only a single point from three group matches.

The 2023 AFCON, held in Ivory Coast from January 10 to February 11, witnessed the host nation not only organizing the event but also emerging as the tournament’s champions.

Ivory Coast now joins the list of countries that have hosted and won the AFCON, following the footsteps of Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria, and Tunisia.

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