African delight for Celtic star Ambrose

CELTIC star Efe Ambrose was today celebrating after Nigeria claimed their third African Nations Cup title with a dominant 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg.

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Efe Ambrose with the African Cup of Nations trophy
Efe Ambrose with the African Cup of Nations trophy

The Celtic defender joined his joyous team-mates' in a lap of honour and described the victory as "a dream come true".

Sunday Mba clinched the trophy with the only goal of the game after striking a superb volley five minutes before half-time.

Mba said: "We really worked hard and we were looking forward to this day and I'm so happy for this. It will go a long way towards my career.

"This is my first time and I'm very happy. We gave all that we had."

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