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Shehu Abdullahi celebrates 2022 Cypriot Cup title with Omonia [Photos]

Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi emotional as Omonia celebrate title in Cyprus.

Shehu Abdullahi celebrates title with Omonia in Cyprus

Super Eagles of Nigeria defender Shehu Abdullahi has taken to social media to celebrate his success with Athletic Club Omonoia Nicosia.

The 29-year-old Abdullahi was in action as Omonoia Nicosia won the 2021–22 Cypriot Cup.

Abdullahi and Omonia Nicosia needed penalties after extra-time to defeat Ethnikos Achna in the Cypriot Cup final that took place on Wednesday, May 25

After the victory and emotional Abdullahi took to his official social media handles to celebrate the victory.

In a message on his official Instagram account, Abdullahi wrote, "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 fans were unbroken, they chanted all night. That was awesome from the fans, support was massive.

"I am excited we finished the season on a high despite the League challenges. Our 15th Cup honours and the first since 2012. I am honoured to be part of this success.

Since I arrived at Omonia, we have won three titles, played in Europe, and restored the club pedigree.

"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.

Several super Eagles stars such as captain Ahmed Musa, Zaidu Sanusi and Coupe de France winner Moses Simon congratulated Abdullahi on winning the title.

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