AFCON: Moment Super Eagles Qualifies as Guinea Bissau Fails…details

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have secured their place in the AFCON’s round of 16 with a win over Guinea Bissau on Monday.

 

The Eagles came into the final group game with a plan to emerge group leaders while the Guinea-Bissau side came intending to secure their first-ever AFCON victory.

 

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Guinea Bussau’s Opa Sangante diverted Moses Simon’s dangerous cross into his own net to give Nigeria a first-half lead in the 37th minute.

 

Equatorial Guinea’s 4-0 win over hosts, Ivory Coast have placed them 1st in the group while Nigeria stays in second place.

 

With the matches, Group A teams, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea with 7 points each have qualified for the knockout stage while host Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea Bissau have been sent out even though Guinea Bissau is not a strong football nation.

 

 

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