Nigeria was defeated 2-1 by Ivory Coast in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final after a comeback.

For the fourth time in their history, the Super Eagles wanted to raise the trophy.

After William Troost-Ekong’s header in the first half, Jose Peseiro’s team led.

However, Franck Kessie’s header for the Ivorians tied the score after the break.

Stanley Nwabali was beaten by a flicked ball from Sebastien Haller with a few minutes remaining in the match.

On three continental titles, the Elephants and Nigeria are now tied.


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