Category: Ivory Coast

AFCON 2023: Iwobi deletes all pictures on Instagram after Ivory Coast defeat

Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi, has deleted all the pictures he put up on his official Instagram page. A quick check by DAILY POST on Monday afternoon confirmed that only one video is left on the account. The video was posted 10 weeks ago and the comment section is locked. Iwobi is one of the players who came under criticism following Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to…

AFCON 2023 final: Heads up – CAF consoles Nwabali as Nigeria lose to Ivory Coast

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, on Sunday night consoled Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali following Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, final 2-1 defeat to Ivory Coast. Nwabali, who has been impressive for Nigeria at the 2023 AFCON, failed to lead Jose Peseiro’s men to victory against Ivory Coast. The Chippa United shot-stopper conceded two goals against the host in the final. Franck…

AFCON 2023: Disappointing end – Nwabali laments final defeat to Ivory Coast

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has said he is disappointed by their 2-1 loss to Ivory Coast in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. In a post on Instagram, the Chippa United stopper also apologized to Nigerian fans. Jose Peseiro’s men took a first-half lead through William Troost-Ekong. But the Ivorians were level in the 63rd minute, before Sebastien Haller…

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

Ivory Coast came from behind to defeat Nigeria 2-1 in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were looking to lift the trophy for the fourth time in their history. Jose Peseiro’s men took the lead in the first half through William Troost-Ekong’s header. But the Ivorians levelled after the break through Franck Kessie’s header. With a few minutes left…

AFCON: South Africa’s Percy Tau congratulates Nigeria ahead of Ivory Coast clash

South Africa star and reigning African Inter-Club Player of the Year, Percy Tau has wished Nigeria all the best ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, final. Nigeria beat South Africa 4-2 on penalties in the semifinal at the Stade de la Paix, Bouaké on Wednesday. Tau had a good game against Ola Aina, who is arguably the best wing-back in the tournament. The…

AFCON final: Peseiro told to restratigise against Ivory Coast

A former Super Eagles midfielder, Friday Ekpo on Thursday, urged the Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, to put up new strategies going into the final of the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Ekpo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan that this was critical to the Super Eagles winning the final against Ivory Coast on Sunday. This is coming after the Super…

AFCON 2023: Ivory Coast to face Nigeria’s Super Eagles in final

Ivory Coast will play Nigeria in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The hosts qualified thanks to a narrow 1-0 win over DR Congo in the second semi-final on Wednesday night. There were no goals in the first half. But Sebastien Haller’s scruffy finish in the second half was enough to send the Elephants through. They will now face the Super Eagles…

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