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#AFCON2019: Super Eagles goes through to the knockout phase

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Super Eagles goes through to the knockout phase

Nigeria became the first team to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations knockout phase after a hard earned victory over Guinea in Group B.

Kenneth Omeruo’s header earned Nigeria a 1-0 win over Guinea in their second Group B fixture, which secured their spot in the knockout round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

After a goalless first half, the Chelsea loanee powered Moses Simon’s corner-kick into the back of the net with his header in the 73rd minute, to extend the Super Eagles’ tally at the summit of their group table to six points after two games.

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The triumph at the Alexandria Stadium also confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Round of 16, and football enthusiasts across the country are pleased by the ease at which the Super Eagles advanced to the next stage.

 

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