2023 AFCON: Nigeria Pip Guinea-Bissau As Equatorial Guinea Humiliate Cote d’Ivoire


The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Guinea-Bissau 1-0 to claim the maximum points in their final group game at the 2023 AFCON.

A first half own goal from Opa Sangate was enough for the Super Eagles to cruise into the Round of 16 with 7 points from three matches.

Elsewhere, Equatorial Guinea destroyed the host nation, Cote d’Ivoire to qualify on top of Group A with a 4-0 victory.

A page of the history of African football was written tonight by the Nzalang Nacional, who humiliated and destroyed the hosts nation.

Emilio Nsue got a brace in the game for his fifth at the tourney to emerge as the leading goal scorer as they qualified alongside Nigeria.

As the runner-up team in Group A, Nigeria will meet the runner-up team in Group C in the Round of the 16 in Abidjan. Guinea are currently the second-placed team in Group C.