The Super Eagles of Nigeria secured a crucial 1-0 victory over Ivory Coast on Thursday at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Abidjan.
The Nigerian side beat the host nation to put themselves back on track in the prestigious tournament.
The turning point came in the 55th minute when William Troost-Ekong confidently converted a penalty kick, propelling Nigeria to a well-deserved lead.
The Super Eagles showcased resilience and determination, earning three crucial points in their quest for AFCON glory.
This victory holds immense importance for Nigeria, especially considering their previous setback with a surprising 1-1 draw against Equatorial Guinea. The team, led by its talismanic figure Victor Osimhen, demonstrated a renewed focus and strategic prowess to secure this pivotal win.
The 2023 AFCON campaign for Nigeria now gains momentum, and the Super Eagles aim to build on this success in the upcoming matches.