Tough Draw: Nigeria’s Super Eagles Held by Equatorial Guinea in AFCON 2023

In a highly anticipated match at the AFCON 2023, Nigeria’s Super Eagles faced off against Equatorial Guinea, and despite expectations, the clash ended in a surprising stalemate.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Sunday failed to beat Equatorial Guinea during both teams’ 2023 Africa Cup of Nations tie in Cote d’Ivoire.

The match ended 1-1 at the Olympic Stadium.

Ivan Salvador gave Equatorial Guinea a 1-0 lead in the 36th minute.

However, Victor Osimhen restored parity just two minutes later with a fine header.

Both teams failed to score in the second half, as they ended up taking one point each.

While the draw against Equatorial Guinea might have left Super Eagles fans disheartened, it’s crucial to recognize that the journey in AFCON 2023 is far from over. With lessons learned from this match, Nigeria’s Super Eagles have the opportunity to regroup, strategize, and showcase their resilience in the upcoming fixtures.

Nigeria’s next game is against the host nation on Thursday.

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