June 14, 2024


Victor Osimhen hjas a bitter-sweet moment when scored to draw Nigeria level but later missed a crucial chance against Equatorial Guinea.

The three-time AFCON champions drew 1-1 with Equatorial Guinea in the second Group A encounter at the Olympic Stadium in Ebimpe.

Victor Osimhen headed Nigeria level from an Ademola Lookman cross, two minutes after Iban Salvador’s opener for the underdogs.

However, the Napoli striker missed a wonderful opportunity to put his country in front later in the match.

Osimhen had missed an earlier chance in the first half when he headed wide from Ola Aina’s.

Today’s draw means means both sides are two points behind Ivory Coast, who opened the tournament with a 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau on Saturday.

Equatorial Guinea will face Guinea Bissau on Thursday while Nigeria face hosts Cote d’Ivoire on the same day.



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