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Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria (AFCON)

Match Details.

Nigeria have reached the knockout stage in each of their last 15 CAF Africa Cup of Nations appearances (since 1984), longest such streak in the tournament’s history.

Nigeria’s goals in the AFCON group stage:

  • 1 from open-play
  • 1 penalty
  • 1 own goal

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MOTM: Moses Simon.

There have been 65 goals in the first 24 games at AFCON 2023 (2.7 per game), the highest average in a single edition of the competition since 2008 (99/32, 3.1 per game).

AFCON 2023 has seen an average of 622 successful passes per game and an overall pass accuracy of 81%, both the best figures in a single edition of the competition on record (since 2010).

Seven of the 24 games at AFCON 2023 have been drawn 1-1 (29%), only three previous editions have seen a higher proportion of matches drawn 1-1 in AFCON history (31% in 2015, 38% in 1988 and 41% in 1972).

Super Eagles fans at the AFCON

64 goals (excluding own goals) have been scored from 521 shots so far at the AFCON 2023, the highest shot conversion rate (12.3%) in a single edition on record (since 2010).

Emilio Nsue has scored five goals during this 2023 CAF Africa Cup of Nations group stage, only Laurent Pokou has done better in such encounters of the same AFCON edition (7 with Côte d’Ivoire in 1970).

Côte d’Ivoire suffered their largest loss in the Africa Cup of Nations against Equatorial Guinea, the Elephants had never lost an AFCON game by a four-goal margin before tonight.

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