Super Eagles of Nigeria who are three-time African champions will face Guinea-Bissau in their last Group stage match at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Already, the Super Eagles have qualified for the knockout stage, while Guinea-Bissau will be looking for a win so as for them to have the chance of making it to last 16.
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Below is the team list of the Super Eagles
Francis Uzoho, Ebuehi, Jamilu Collins, Troost-Ekong, Ajayi, Wilfred Ndidi, Nwakali, Iheanacho, Ejuke, Iwobi and Sadiq Umar.
Below is the team list for Guinea-Bissau
Maurice Gomis, Fali Cande, Pereira, Braima Jorge, Jorge Barbosa, Jefferson Anilson, Moreto Cassama, Mama Balde, Silva, Mane Manconi and Opa Sangante
90’ — Full Time
And the referee brings the match to an end as Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 with Sadiq Umar and Troost-Ekong netting the goals.
Nigeria finished Group D as leaders with 9 points.
88’ — Nigeria still leading
Super Eagles of Nigeria are still leading 2-0 in this game with few minutes for the referee to blow final whistle
82’ — Moses Simon dribbles nicely
Moses Simon dribbles his way to the Guinea Bissau territory and is denied by Maurice Gomis. The pint sized winger has been menacing since coming on.
80’ — Uzoho makes big save
Francis Uzoho dives at full stretch to frustrate Ladislau Alves. Guinea Bissau have a corner which they waste. Earlier on Frank Onyeka and Olisa Ndah were thrown into the fray for their AFCON debut.
75’ — GOAL
Super Eagles captain William Troost-Ekong scores
74’ — Chance for Super Eagles
Moses Simon beats three Guinea-Bissau players and pulls the trigger, the ball hits the bar and bounces to William Troost-Ekong who reacts quickest to score. The flag is up anyway.
71’ — Chance for Nigeria
Braima Jorge with a crucial block to foil Alex Iwobi who fires the canon from a smart cut back by Moses Simon.
68’ — Iheanacho is down
Poor challenge by the Guinea Bissau midfielder on Kelechi Iheanacho who goes down. It's not looking good as the former Manchester City man is groaning in pains.
60’ — Francis Uzoho makes save
Francis Uzoho with a world class stop from Fali Cande's wicked free kick deflected by Ekong. That was a brilliant save by the Omonia Nicosia goalkeeper. Corner to Guinea-Bissau.
57’ — Nigeria make double sub
Sadiq Umar and Chidera Ejuke are subbed off for Peter Olayinka and Moses Simon respectively. It's AFCON debut for Olayinka.
55’ — GOAL: Nigeria take the lead
Sadiq Umar sweeps the ball to the back of the net. Typical number nine strike. Eagles have the lead.
50’ — Super Eagles pushing forward
Players of the Super Eagles are still pushing to find the back of the net against Guinea-Bissau
45’ — Referee blows
Center referee blows whistle for the end of the first half and it is still goalless between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau
45’ — Second half
Second half underway between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau
44’ — Still no goal
We are now approaching the final minutes for the first half of AFCON Group D tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau
38’ — Mama Balde delivers good pass
Guinea-Bissau star Mama Balde locates Opa Sangante with a superb pass, but JamilU Collins marks him out nicely
35’ — Super Eagles attack
Nwakali goes forward with an attack trying to connect with a teammate, but Braima Jorge clears the ball away
30’ — Guinea-Bissau goalie Gomis makes nice save
Maurice Gomis stays at the right place to save a volley from Kelechi Iheanacho. It was a case of Kelechi to Kelechi as another delivery from Kelechi Nwakali
27’ — No goal yet
No goal yet in this final Group D match at the ongoing African Cup of Nations between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau
23’ — Sadiq Umar misses a chance for Nigeria
Kelechi Nwakali outsmarts two Guinea Bissau defenders and threads an inviting pass to Sadiq Umar, the Almeria striker dribbles Maurice Gomis but somehow fails to convert.
21’ — Chance for Super Eagles
Sadiq Umar intelligently tees up goal bound Semi Ajayi with a perfect header but Fali Cande from Guinea-Bissau reads it and clears
19’ — Moreto Cassama blocks attack
The skillful Chidera Ejuke dummies two players and wraps his right foot around the ball, it is blocked by Moreto Cassamá. Great effort by the CSKA Moscow man.
15’ — Ndidi pushes
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi pushes forward trying to make something happen for his team
14’ — Semi Ajayi misses a chance
Nigerian player Semi Ajayi fails to convert a beautiful cross from Kelechi Nwakali. Brilliant delivery by the former Arsenal man.
10’ — Francis Uzoho makes save
Mama Samba Balde tries to capitalize on a moment of hesitation from William Troost-Ekong and Semi Ajayi but Francis Uzoho comes off the line to save. The striker is down injured.
6’ — Long pass from Ajayi
Semi Ajayi tries to connect with Chidera Ejuke, but his pass is too much for his teammate.
3’ — Nwakali flashes
Nigerian midfielder Nwakali is showing some impressive flashes in this game trying to justify him starting for the Super Eagles in this game
2’ — Nigeria attack
Alex Iwobi pushes the ball forward trying to make something happen as he connects with Nwakali in a superb run
1’ — Referee blows whistle
Almeria striker Sadiq Umar gets us underway here in the match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau
Two teams out on the pitch
Super Eagles players and Guinea-Bissau stars are now out on the pitch ahead of the kickoff of the final Group D match at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.