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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have boosted its credibility as one of the favourites to lift this year’s African Cup of Nations following a 1-0 win over host nation Ivory Coast. The Super Eagles defeated Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 on Thursday evening, thanks to a penalty in the second half.

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen was fouled in the area by Ousmane Diomande.

Captain William Troost-Ekong stepped up to smash home the penalty.

Jose Peseiro’s men had many chances to kill off the game but failed to take any of them.

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The Eagles have matched the firepower of the host country in the game today which was a contrasting performance from the one against Equatorial Guinea on Sunday.

The win takes them up to second place with four points, level with Equatorial Guinea who hammered Guinea-Bissau 4-2 earlier in the day.

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