Ivory Coast defeats Nigeria African Cup final, highlights

Ivory Coast defeats Nigeria African Cup final, highlights

Today, Ivorian national team defeated its Nigerian counterpart by a score of two goals to one, 2-1, in the final of the African Cup of Nations currently being held in C么te d’Ivoire, after an exciting, enthusiastic and strong match, especially by the home team, the fans, and the host country’s national team, by which we mean the Ivorian national team.

It is noteworthy that the Ivorian national team defeated Guinea-Bissau with a score of 2-0, defeated Nigeria 1-0, and defeated Equatorial Guinea 4-0 in the first round to qualify as one of the best third-place finishers. It qualified at the expense of Senegal on penalties in the round of 16, then qualified at Mali’s score in the quarter-finals, with two goals to one, before its victory over the Democratic Republic of Congo, with a goal to zero, in the semi-finals, and its victory today over Nigeria in the final.
The Ivorian team will receive $7 million after winning the African title.
Two goals to one during the match that brought the two teams together this Sunday evening on the floor of Alassane Ouattara Stadium.

William Troost-Ekong scored for the Nigerian national team with a header in the 38th minute, while C么te d’Ivoire succeeded in equalizing through Franck Kessie in the 62nd minute, before returning to score against the Nigerians through Sebastien Heller. 鈥淚n the 81st minute.

C么te d’Ivoire, which won the continental title in 1992 and 2015, started the current finals among the candidates, but it received one blow after another.
This is the third title for the Elephants team after 1992 and 2015.

After defeating Guinea Bissau in the first round of the group stage 2-0, C么te d’Ivoire suffered a loss to Nigeria in particular, 1-0, in the second round, before suffering a humiliating defeat against Equatorial Guinea 0-4, which made the 鈥淓lephants鈥 theoretically exit the group stage with two losses.

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