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AFCON 2023: Guinea Trashes Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2-0 In Abu Dhabi

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The Syli Stars of Guinea on Monday defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria 2-0 in an International friendly game ahead of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

The match took place at the Banis Yas Stadium, Abu Dhabi, behind closed doors.

The Syli Stars took the lead in the 14th minute of the encounter.

The Super Eagles were awarded a penalty four minutes later when Umar Sadiq was hacked down inside the box but Super Eagles penalty taker, Moses Simon missed the resultant penalty.

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Nigeria went in search of the equaliser with Sadiq directing his header off target three minutes before the half hour mark.

Samuel Chukwueze missed another chance three minutes before the break.

Against the run of play, the Syli national utilized a counter-attacking error from the Eagles to double their advantage in the 64th minute.

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The Super Eagles will return to Lagos on Tuesday night where they will be hosted to a sendforth dinner by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Jose Peseiro’s side will depart for Abidjan on Wednesday and will play their first AFCON match agaonst Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, January 14.

(The NewsGuru)

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