Nigeria Scores: Super Eagles Nets One Goal Against South Africa at AFCON Semis

Nigeria Scores: Super Eagles Nets One Goal Against South Africa at AFCON Semis

  • Nigeria has scored against South Africa at the ongoing AFCON semi-final games in Cote d'Ivoire
  • The game, which is still on, saw William Troost-Ekong scoring in the 66th minute of the crucial encounter that will see the winner making it to eh finals
  • The goal came through a penalty after striker Victor Osimhen was fouled while making a goal rung

Nigeria has scored one goal against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the ongoing semi-final games in Ivory Coast.

The goal was scored by William Troost-Ekong, who converted a penalty after Victor Osimhen was fouled.

Nigeria's goal at AFCON.
The game is now 1-1. Photo credit: Getty Images/ ISSOUF SANOGO and ISSOUF SANOGO.
Source: Getty Images

However, there has been an equaliser as South Africa won a penalty. The Super Eagle's official X handle tweeted about the game.

See the post below:

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Reactions as Nigeria scores one goal

@dejballer said:

"They need it am sure Nigeria will lose."

@AmarachiBl44793 commented:

"Let go for the win."

@DanielleEnonche said:

"When the coach brought in Yusuf for Iwobi, my neighbours were shouting, "good call", but I told them it was a mistake. I just feel sorry for the lad that he's potentially costing us this game."

@flowzki reacted:

"And they gave them penalty to equalize immediately."

William Troost-Ekong's tattoo goes viral

Meanwhile, reported that Super Eagle's captain, William Troost-Ekong, has a tattoo of Fela Kuti's face, and this was seen during the team's clash with Ivory Coast.

In a photo shared on X, Ekong was positioning the ball for the penalty kick when a photographer captured the tattoo.

Social media users who have seen the viral photo said Ekong is a fan of the late Afrobeats singer Fela Kuti.

Napoli fans storm Ivory Coast to support Victor Osimhen

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Earlier, reported that Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, got the support of fans of his Napoli Football Club who arrived in Ivory Coast.

In a video shared on X, the fans were seen shaking hands with the popular striker, who is the reigning best player in Africa.

The African Cup of Nations kicks off on Saturday, January 13, and Victor Osimhen has been appearing for Nigeria in the tournament.


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