AFCON 2023: Nigeria sends warning to Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, others with 12-nil Abu Dhabi friendly

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria are slated to tackle Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea in their upcoming clash

Abu Dhabi played host to a remarkable showcase as the Nigerian national football team, led by coach Jose Peseiro, delivered an emphatic performance in a friendly match against a local club, reports.

The match witnessed a stellar display from the Super Eagles, securing a resounding 12-0 victory over the Abu Dhabi-based side ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations tournament, per OwnGoalNigeria.

The Super Eagles started strong, with goalkeeper Francis Uzoho commanding the defense alongside a formidable lineup featuring Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Zaidu Sanusi, Simon Moses and a host of others.

Displaying impressive teamwork, Peseiro’s troops reportedly showcased exceptional teamwork and dominance throughout the match.

The highlight of the game was the outstanding performance by Atalanta forward, Lookman, who netted an impressive four goals, while Osimhen added two goals to the tally, contributing significantly to the team’s commanding victory.

Uzoho, standing tall in goal, ensured a clean sheet for the 2013 AFCON Champions, showcasing remarkable saves and confidence ahead of Super Eagles AFCON 2023 matches.

Nigeria warns Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Eq. Guinea, others with a 12-nil victory against a local club in Abu Dhabi, per @owngoalnigeria

Super Eagles stars, Ademola Lookman,Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, and Sadiq Umar were on target for Jose Peseiro’s troops#AFCON2023

— Ayomide Oguntimehin (@ayo_oguntimehin) January 7, 2024

The goal fest continued with Simon and Umar joining the scoring spree with two goals each, further sparking the Super Eagles’ morale ahead of the tournament.


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