• April 20, 2024

AFCON2023: Super Eagles Draw Their First Match

 AFCON2023: Super Eagles Draw Their First Match

By Ikugbadi Oluwasegun

Nigeria Super Eagles have drawn their first match against the Elephants of Equatorial Guinea in the Group A match at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Abidjan on Sunday.

Salvador of Equatorial Guinea kicked a direct shot from outside the box of Nigeria that led to the first goal of Elephant in the 36 minutes.
However, Victor Osimhen of the Super Eagles equalizes with a header in the 38 minutes which made the team to play 1-1 draw in the first half.
Both teams struggled throughout the second half but unfortunately, there was no goal in the second half which made both teams share one point each.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Ivory Coast on Thursday, the host of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ivory Coast is currently topping the table of Group A with 3 points after defeating Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in the opening game of 2023 AFCON on Saturday.

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