Super Eagles defender, 29, celebrates as Omonia beat Ethnikos on penalties to win Cyprus Cup at the GSP stadium on Wednesday night.

The 29-year-old was sent off just 5 minutes into the game leaving the Nocosia giants down to 10 men.

There was no score in extra time, meaning the match was decided on penalties, with Omonia coming out on top to claim their 15th Cyprus Cup.

Shehu Abdullahi lifting the Cyprus Cup

Shehu Abdullahi took to Instagram to celebrate his success. “It was an emotional night for me yesterday, a tough night it was.

“The team spirit was unprecedented, and the fight was superb. Teammates fought for the badge and my sacrifice.”

The Greens celebrating their Trophy

The Nigerian defender appreciated the efforts and resilience of the fans throughout the game.

The fans were unbroken, they chanted all night. That was awesome from the fans, support was massive.

“This is for the Omonia fans for their unconditional love and support during the season, they believed in us and fought through the tough moments with us.

“It was amazing seeing them smile in thousands, flying the GREEN colours. We could feel their emotions and we are honoured to have them support us. Love you all.”