Nigeria Defeats Egypt In AFCON Opening Match

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have made history by defeating the Pharaohs of Egypt with a 1-0 win at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) openers.

Egypt’s last defeat in the group phase dates back to the 2004 AFCON tournament when they lost 2-1 to Algeria.

The winning goal was scored by Kelechi Iheanacho with an assist from Taiwo Awoniyi in the 30th minute. This win pure the Super Eagles at the top of group D. Other teams in group D include Egypt, Guinea Bissau, and Sudan.

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