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AFCON 2023: Visual Odyssey Of Super Eagles’ Win Over Cote d’Ivoire

AFCON 2023: Visual Odyssey Of Super Eagles’ Win Over Cote d’Ivoire

Relive the exhilarating moments, in pictures, of Nigeria’s Super Eagles’ 1-0 victory against AFCON 2023 hosts Côte d’Ivoire at Stade Alassane Ouattara on Thursday, January 18.

Our ace photojournalist, Ganiyu YUSUF, brings you an exclusive and vibrant pictorial presentation that encapsulates the intensity, skill, and jubilation of this AFCON 2023 Group A matchday-two clash.

This rich visual narrative not only complements the reports you may have read, but adds a unique perspective to the Super Eagles’ journey in the tournament. Immerse yourself in the dynamic AFCON 2023 mood through the lens of Completesports.com.

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The Elephants

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Super Eagles

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The Elephants captain, Serge Aurier and Super Eagles captain of the day, William Troost-Ekong with the match officials led by Algerian Centre Referee, Mustapha Ghorbal

Nigeria’s Ola Aina vs CIV’s Ghislain Konan

Samuel Chukwueze and Konan tussle for possession

Zaidu Sanusi vs two Elephants

Ola Aina sidesteps his marker

Ademola Lookman

Calvin Bassey gets the better of an oponent while Lookman (18) and Zaidu prowl for a slip.

The Moment 1: CIV defender Ousmane Diomande moves in to defend frantically as Super Eagless striker Victor Osimhen lurks dangerously inside the box…

… The moment 2: Diomande inches close as the speedy Osimhen aims to ‘pull the trigger’…

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… The moment 3 – Penalty! Diomande fouls Osimhen as the Eagles striker shoots at goal,  and Algerian referee,  Mustapha Ghorbal,  consults the VAR before awarding Nigeria penalty kick.

Osimhen reels on the floor following the foul play by Diomande

William Troost-Ekong steps forward to take the spot kick.

… And Troost-Ekong turns to celebrate with teammates

The colourful and flamboyant Nigerian supporters amplify the celebration

 

 

 

 

 

 


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