Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Super Eagles to face Côte d’Ivoire in AFCON final

The final match will take place at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpé on Sunday, February 11, 2023.

• February 7, 2024
Nigeria vs Côte d’Ivoire
Nigeria vs Côte d’Ivoire[credit – Ahram online}

Nigeria will face hosts Côte d’Ivoire in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after the Elephants defeated DR Congo 1-0 in their semi-final clash, courtesy of Sebastian Haller’s goal.

Côte d’Ivoire advanced to the knockout round of the tournament on the final match day of the group stage after Morocco defeated Zambia, allowing the hosts to progress as one of the four best third-placed teams.

Although Nigeria had already beaten Côte d’Ivoire once in the group stage of this tournament, the game is expected to be another intense face-off between the two footballing giants, who have five AFCON titles between them.

The Super Eagles earlier defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa via penalty shootout to book their place in the finals.  

The final match will take place at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpé on Sunday, February 11, 2023.

We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State


Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Lagos Blue Rail Line


Lagos, Ogun in talks over possible extension of Blue Rail Line to Agbara

Mr Okusaga said that the project was to be completed in three years.

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq


NSCDC commandant seeks increased vigilance to boost security in Kwara

Mr Mohammed said the NSCDC will work tirelessly to address security challenges in the Kwara community.

Court Gavel


Businessman bags one year jail for stealing car gearbox worth 200,000

The prosecutor said the convict was caught while trying to sell the stolen item.

Cubana Chief Priest


Cubana Chief Priest pleads not guilty to naira abuse charge

The defendant lawyer urged the court to grant his application for bail as moved.



Trader jailed six months for assaulting sister-in-law

The prosecutor said the convict hit the complainant on the head.

Nigerian Defence Academy


NDA alerts Kaduna communities to upcoming shooting practice

“The general public is advised to avoid trespassing in the general area throughout the period of the exercise.’’