Chukwueze Receives Warm Welcome Back at AC Milan After AFCON Run

Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze returned to a hero’s welcome at AC Milan after his run with the Super Eagles in the African Cup of Nations.


iA video shared by the club on Instagram shows teammates and coaches applauding Chukwueze upon his arrival at the training ground. Portuguese star Rafael Leao expresses his joy with a warm embrace for his returning teammate. Coach Stefano Pioli and other players visibly welcome Chukwueze back to the fold.

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Chukwueze departed Milan for international duty on January 2nd and played in five of Nigeria’s seven tournament games. He also helped the Super Eagles reach the final for the first time in 11 years.

Chukwueze’s return bolsters AC Milan’s attacking options.The team gears up for upcoming challenges in Serie A and other competitions.

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