Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has called on some Nigerian football fans to stop the attack on Alex Iwobi on social media.
Musa made the plea after Iwobi came under heavy criticism for his performance in the Super Eagles’ 2-1 loss to Cote d’Ivoire in Sunday’s AFCON final.
Following the constant attacks, Iwobi deleted all his Instagram photos, leaving only one video post.
The former Arsenal forward featured for 79 minutes in Nigeria’s defeat to Ivory Coast and was replaced by Alhassan Yusuf.
Musa has now come out to plead for the attacks to stop.
“Dear fans, I want to please urge you to halt the cyber-bullying directed towards Alex Iwobi,” he wrote on X.
“Cyber-bullying is not just a violation of decency but also a serious crime. It’s hypocritical to claim that football unites us while engaging in