Alex Iwobi has urged fans to continue supporting the team despite their unexpected 1-0 loss to Guinea-Bissau’s Djurtus.

Despite being the favourites, the Super Eagles squandered several clear-cut chances, resulting in their drop to second place in Group A.

Speaking to the media after the game, Iwobi acknowledged that the team needs to improve and react to the result.

He also emphasized that the players give their all for their nation and urged fans to stick by them.

“First and foremost, as players and staff, we know we have to react to this result” Iwobi said in the post-match conference.

“All we can do is to improve and to all the fans, all I can say is that they should stick by us and support us because we give 100% not just for ourselves, but also for our nation.

He expressed confidence that the team would do better next time and make the country proud.

“Next time we are going to do our best and make the country proud.

“We know we are privileged to wear the shirt, there are a lot of people who want to be in this position.”

Iwobi refuted claims that the Super Eagles caved under pressure during the game, stating that there is always pressure at this level, and they can handle it.

“I don’t think we played under pressure. Like the coach said, they scored with the only chance they created in the game,” Iwobi added.

“There is always pressure at this level we can handle it.”

He echoed the coach’s comments that Guinea-Bissau scored with the only chance they created in the game.

Overall, Iwobi’s message to the fans is one of resilience and determination to improve and do better in the future.