Nigeria 1:1 Equitorial Guinea

NIGERIA VS EQUITORIAL GUINEAThe Super Eagles of Nigeria began their quest for a 4th AFCON trophy with an underwhelming stalemate against relative minnows Equitorial Guinea. The Nigerian team were stunned when the Equitorial Guineans scored the opening goal in the 36th minutes of the game. It took only 2 minutes for the 3-time African champions to equalise through the reigning CAF African player of the year Victor Osimhen. The Napoli forward combined well with Ademola Lookman to nod home the equalizer.The Super Eagles of Nigeria came into the second half with hopes of turning the tie around, but their hopes of taking all 3 points were dashed with Victor Osimhen spurning clear chances. This result only adds spice to the Eagle’s next fixture against the host team, the Elephants of Ivory Coast

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