Victor Osimhen’s Nigeria to battle hosts Cote d’Ivoire in AFCON 2023 last

Victor Osimhen’s Nigeria to battle hosts Cote d’Ivoire in AFCON 2023 last

It is going to be a conflict of two West African powerhouses within the last match of the thirty fourth version of the continental championship

Cote d’Ivoire have arrange a date with Nigeria within the last of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after beating DR Congo 1-0 within the second semifinal on Wednesday, stories. 

Nigeria’s Tremendous Eagles defeated South Africa on penalties within the first semifinal to safe their place within the title decider to be performed on Sunday, February 11.

William Troost-Ekong opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the Tremendous Eagles earlier than Teboho Mokoena netted the equaliser additionally from the spot in stoppage time.

Nothing may separate the 2 groups after further time as the sport headed into the penalty shootout.

Goalkeeper Nwabali saved two South African spot-kicks as targets from Terem Moffi, Kenneth Omeruo, Troost-Ekong, and Kelechi Iheanacho to ship Nigeria to their first AFCON last in eleven years.

Within the second semifinals, the conflict between Cote d’Ivoire and DR Congo ended goalless at halftime earlier than Sebastine Haller broke the impasse halfway via the second half.

It proved to be the one objective of the encounter because the hosts reached the ultimate after practically exiting the match within the group stage. 

Nigeria’s conflict with Cote d’Ivoire can be a repeat of their assembly on matchday two in Group A when the Tremendous Eagles ran out 1-0 winners. 

Reigning Africa Footballer of the Yr, Victor Osimhen drew the penalty which William Troost-Ekong transformed handy Nigeria all three factors on that day.

Apparently, Nigeria have remained unbeaten on the AFCON, whereas Cote d’Ivoire have reached the ultimate regardless of dropping two of their three group video games. 

Imhons Erons

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