AFCON: Nigeria qualifies for round of 16 after defeating Guinea-Bissau 1 – 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles secured a spot in the round of 16 by defeating Guinea-Bissau 1-0 in their final Group A match of the 2023 African Cup of Nations.


Despite a poor display, Nigeria got a 37th-minute own goal after Moses Simon’s cross was smashed into the net by Guinea-Bissau’s defender Opa Sangante. 

The victory places Nigeria in the second position with 7 points in Group A and has earned them qualification to the Round of 16. Guinea-Bissau is leaving the AFCON 2023 after falling to fourth place with zero points.

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