Nigeria shocks Egypt, zooms to AFCON Group top spot

Posted by News Express | 11 January 2022 | 398 times

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•File photo of Super Eagles celebrating a goal



Nigeria this Tuesday evening, January 11, 2022, proved bookmakers wrong by beating favourites Egypt in the Group D opener of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the Stade Roumde Adjia in Garous, Cameroon.

A solitary left-footed goal by Kelechi Iheanacho in the 30th minute was all that the Super Eagles needed to coast to victory.

It was a match in which the Eagles effectively neutralised Pharaohs of Egypt dangerman Mohamamed Salah and dominated for long periods.

Source: News Express

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