26 Jun

2019 AFCON MATCH REPORT: Nigeria 1-0 Guinea - Kenneth Omeruo strikes to take Nigeria into last 16 despite a game at hand

Nigeria have reached the last 16 stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after they pipped Guinea in Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

The Super Eagles have become the first team in the tournament to qualify to the round 16 stage after their 1-0 win over Guinea in Alexandria -- they have made it two wins from two.
 
Defender Kenneth Omeruo glancing header from a corner passed goalkeeper Ibrahim Kone on the 73rd minute.
 
The Nigerians called for a penalty three minutes after after taking the lead but replay showed the ball wasn't a penalty.
 
Genot Rohr's side boycotted their training on Tuesday morning amid their winning bonus dispute following their victory over Burundi in the group opener.
 
Nigeria have progressed to the last 16 of the tournament with a game at hand, after beating Burundi and Guinea by 1-0 respectively.
 
By: Opoku Augustus @OpokuAugustus
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