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Nigeria 2-0 Cameroon (AFCON)

Match Details.

Nigeria beat Cameroon 2-0 to advance to the Quarter Finals of AFCON 2023.

  • Cameroon denied Nigeria three AFCON trophies by beating them in three finals in 1984, 1988 and 2000.
  • Nigeria beat Cameroon at the Round of 16 in 2019, Quarter Finals in 2004 and Third Place Match in 1992.

Cameroon have failed to shoot on target at the same CAF Africa Cup of Nations game for the first time since Opta began to collect these data (2010).

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MOTM: Ademola Lookman.

Two different players have scored multiple braces in consecutive AFCON’s (Dala and Nsue in 2023 and Aboubaker and Toko-Ekambi in 2021) – no player scored more than one brace across the previous six editions of the tournament between 2010 and 2019.

Angola have registered their largest win ever at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations (3-0 v Namibia), winning a knockout stage game for their very first time in the tournament’s history.

Angola v Namibia is the first game at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations to see two players being sent off before half-time since Opta began to collect these data (2010).

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