AFCON AFCON 2023: Nothing To Separate Nigeria Vs Equatorial Guinea

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea are heading into the break tied on a 1-1 draw in their Group A opening game.

Equatorial Guinea headed to the game as the underdog with the Super Eagles tipped to qualify to the next round alongside hosts, Ivory Coast.

However, Equatorial Guinea took a surprise lead against Nigeria as Ivan Salvador curled a low shot to give his side the lead in the 36th minute.

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However, Victor Osimhen who is playing his first AFCON for the Super Eagles instantly responded for Nigeria to level for the Super Eagles.

Despite starting brightly, Nigeria loss their guards and Equatorial Guinea settled down into the game

Statistically, the Super Eagles have 49% of the possession heading to the break while Equatorial Guinea have 51% of possession.

The three-time champions however, have recorded the most shot on target while Jesus Owono has been forced to make two saves.

Nigeria has committed more fouls (6) compared to Equatorial Guinea (5).

The second half is expected to produced more action as both teams are hoping to get the win in their opening game.

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