The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign in the ongoing Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) with a bright start, defeating the Swallows in Battle of Burundi by 1-0 to secure the maximum three points.
Played in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, the goal of the game came in the 77th minute from former Watford forward, Odion Ighalo who brilliantly converted a tricky pass from Ola Aina to seal victory for the team.
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The Gernot Rohr boys will face the Syli National of Guinea in their next group game on Wednesday evening.
Temidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Journalist, Political Analyst and Satirist with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and Sports.