AFCON 2023: Nigeria’s Super Eagles lose final 2-1 to Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast secured a comeback victory against Nigeria, defeating them 2-1 in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, despite the Super Eagles’ aim to clinch their fourth tournament title. The lead was initially claimed by Jose Peseiro’s team with William Troost-Ekong’s header in the first half.

After the halftime break, the Ivorian team equalized with Franck Kessie’s header, and in the dying moments of the match, Sebastien Haller skillfully flicked the ball past Stanley Nwabali to secure the victory. This triumph brings the Elephants level with Nigeria, each now holding three continental titles.

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