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Ekong scored the decisive goal against Ivory Coast to banish the agony of Nigeria’s opening draw against Equatorial Guinea.

“I enjoy moments like this, I enjoy the big games,” the CB said. “Pressure is for people trying to think how they can feed their family every day – not for us. We play football and we practice for moments like this.’

The victory put Nigeria in a strong position to qualify for the round of 16 in the Group A.

Jose Peseiro’s team leapfrogged the Les Elephants to second on the table, needing just a point against Guinea Bissau to seal a spot in the round of 16.

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“We are very happy we came with a clear game plan, we knew that we were going to play against a very good team – we also knew we could outfight them.

“We have so much talent in this team. We looked like a real team, we suffered together as well but in the end our talent showed,” He concluded.

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