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Nigeria To Play Angola In AFCON Quarterfinals After Knocking Out Cameroon

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to face Angola in the upcoming round of the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.


Nigeria will play the Giant Sable Antelope in the AFCON 2023 Quarter Finals by 6pm, at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium, Abidjan, on Friday, February 2, 2024.

Ademola Lookman’s brace, each from the two halves of the game, gave Nigeria the win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a hard-fought game.

Moreover, the Super Eagles remain unbeaten in the tournament.

According to CAF Online, Angolan forward, Jacinto Dala says they deserve to qualify for the quarterfinals of the tournament.

The team defeated Namibia on Friday 3-0, with Jacinto Dala involved in all three goals.

Worthy of note, Angola have reached the last eight of the tournament for the first time since their run to the semi-finals in 2008.

“We had a good performance today. The team deserved this qualification, and I’m very happy we made it happen.

“I will say the commitment and the involvement of all the players helped me win this man of the match,” he said.

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