BREAKING: Pay Back As Host Nation Ivory Coast Defeat Unimpressive Super Eagles Of Nigeria To Win #AFCON2023 Trophy—-Hosts Ivory Coast on Sunday defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria to win 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title.
The match ended 2:1 in favour of the Ivorian national team.
Frank Kessie scored from Andigra’s far post corner cross in the 62nd minute.
Sebastian Haller, who was on the scoresheet in the semi final vs DR Congo, finished the turnaround with a cute finish from close range in the 81st minute.
The Elephants came from a goal down to win their third AFCON title following a slow start in the tournament.
William Troost-Ekong gave Nigeria the lead in the 38th minute from a corner kick before Frank Kessie drew level on 63 minute from an Ivorian corner. Sebastian Haller then scored the winner seven minutes from full time, flicking the ball over Stanley Nwabali from close range.
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