Supporters, media males below safety screening earlier than entry to the Olympique Alassane Ouattara Stadium, D’Ebimpe, venue of the 2023 AFCON last between Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire
The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire shall be held on Sunday amid tight safety.
The ultimate shall be held between the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria and the hosts, the Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire, on the 60,000-capacity Olympique Alassane Ouattara Stadium, D’Ebimpe.
The supporters of each Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire soccer groups have been already trooping into the stadium on the time of filling this report, with everybody subjected to high-level safety screening earlier than entry to the stadium.
A correspondent overlaying the match stories that safety across the stadium has been beefed up with the assist of the navy.
Cellular jail automobiles are positioned at strategic positions on the stadium to make sure a easy operation for safety businesses.
The stadium can be sporting a brand new look forward of the ultimate scheduled for 8:00 p.m. Nigerian time.
The Tremendous Eagles performed a 1-1 draw of their first sport towards Equatorial Guinea, dispatched hosts Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire 1-0 within the second sport and recorded a 1-0 win over Guinea Bissau within the final group B match.
The three-time African champions defeated the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 2-0 within the spherical of 16 and secured a 1-0 win over the Palacas Negras of Angola within the quarter-final.
Nigeria superior to the ultimate after a 4-2 win within the penalty shootout towards South Africa within the semi-final following a 1-1 draw throughout regulation time.
Nigeria received the AFCON title in 1980, 1994 and 2013.
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