The Super Eagles of Nigeria few moments ago defeated their Guinean counterparts to become the first team to qualify for the knock out stages of the ongoing African Nations Cup taking place in far away Egypt even with a game to spare.
The Gernot Rohr – tuted side attained the feat after pipping the Guinean team one – nil courtesy of a 73rd minute second half strike by defender Kenneth Omeruo.
With this result, the team has now secured six maximum points from two games following their first match one-nil win over Burundi.
Below is a summary of the match:
FT: Nigeria 1-0 Guinea
73′ Kenneth Omeruo
6 points for Nigeria.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria today became the first team to progress to the round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations, even with a game to spare