“We used to call them Super Chickens. Now they are once again Super Eagles,” said another supporter in the capital, Abuja, dressed from head to toe in his team’s colours of green and white. Fireworks flickered across the sky as celebrations continued into the night. “We are champions,” said David Oji, another follower, tears streaming down his face, “For once we are the best at something good.” (via African football: Nigerian heroes | The Economist)

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