Wednesday, 17 July, 2024


AFCON 2023: Super Eagles defeat Angola to reach semi-final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria beat Angola to advance into the semi-final of the ongoing 2023 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire on Friday.

The Eagles secured their semi-final place courtesy of a 41st-minute goal by Ademola Lookman.—&client=ca-pub-1896573800096815&output=html&h=300&adk=3372357004&adf=3701908400&pi=t.aa~a.2067693828~i.3~rp.4&w=360&lmt=1706931051&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=2142752080&ad_type=text_image&format=360×300&!2&btvi=1&fsb=1&dtd=151

In a highly contested match at the 33,000-capacity Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan, Nigeria emerge victorious, securing a coveted spot in the AFCON semi-finals.—&client=ca-pub-1896573800096815&output=html&h=300&adk=3372357004&adf=3935702581&pi=t.aa~a.2067693828~i.5~rp.4&w=360&lmt=1706931051&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=2142752080&ad_type=text_image&format=360×300&!3&btvi=2&fsb=1&dtd=829

The keenly fought battle showcased the resilience and prowess of the Nigerian team, solidifying their journey towards AFCON glory.

Four yellow cards were in between the team, with the Palancas Negras getting three and Nigeria, one

The Senegalese referee, Issa Sy ruled a 75th-minute header from Napoli striker, Victor Osihmen for offside.

Credit: Nigerian Tribune


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