The super eagles of Nigeria made a very good impression of themselves after they defeated the pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 in in their first game of AFCON 2021.
The super eagles started the game on an offensive note, taking the game to the Egyptians and creating chances. The Egyptian team on the other hand were on the defensive mode and counter attacking when the opportunity came for them.
The Nigerian pressure eventually yielded the first and only goal of the game in the 30th minute. Kelechi Iheanacho volleyed home following a pass from Joe Aribo.
The super eagles dominated the game throughout including the midfield. The pharaohs were reduced to few chances in the game.
Next game for Nigeria is against Sudan on the 15th of January 2022 at 17:00 hours.