Super Eagles Secure Victory Over Ivory Coast In AFCON 2023 Group Stage Clash

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In the second group stage clash of AFCON 2023, the Super Eagles of Nigeria secured a 1-0 victory against Ivory Coast at the Alassane Outtara Stadium in Abidjan.

Captain Troost-Ekong netted the decisive goal from a penalty kick, awarded after Victor Osimhen was fouled by Ousmane Diomande, confirmed through VAR.

With this win, Nigeria moves to second place in Group A, trailing behind Equatorial Guinea, who earlier defeated Guinea-Bissau 4-2.

The victory follows Ivory Coast’s initial triumph over Guinea-Bissau and Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Equatorial Guinea in the tournament’s opening matches.

Nigeria’s next group stage fixture is against Guinea-Bissau on Monday, January 22.

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