AFCON 2019 - Africa Cup of Nations
AFCON 2019: The Super Eagles got off to a winning start against Burundi in their campaign in Alexandria. Nigeria got the better of the Swallows by 1-0 in their opening Group B game courtesy of an Odion Ighalo strike.
Algeria vs Kenya ended in a 2-0 win in favour of the Desert Warriors in their opening Group C clash against the Harambee Stars. Stars, who were making a return to the competition after a 15-year absence struggled in the match.
Keita Balde Diao's first half strike and Krepin Diatta's thunderbolt were enough to seal Senegal a 1-0 slim win over Tanzania in the Africa Cup of Nation Group C clash staged at 30 June Stadium on Sunday evening, June 23.
Atlas Lions of Morocco on Sunday, June 23, got off to winning way in their opening game at the 2019 African Nations Cup beating the Brave Warriors of Namibia 1-0.
Shehu Abdullahi was stretched off in Nigeria's first Group B match against Burundi in the AFCON 2019 tournament in Egypt. The Super Eagles right full-back sustained an injury in the 42nd minute after he pulled an hamstring.
John Mikel Obi has praised Burundi's bravery against the Super Eagles during the AFCON 2019 Group B tournament in Egypt. The three-time African champions defeated the Swallows by a 1-0 courtesy of an Odion Ighalo's strike.