AFCON Group D Table And Match Analysis After Nigeria Won Today
Nigeria played against Egypt in the Africa Cup Of Nations competition today. The match was a very entertaining contest as both teams gave their best on the pitch.
Nigeria went into the match in high spirit as they were keen on walking away with all 3 points. Egypt on the other hand was also looking to give a top performance as they were desperate for a win.
The Nigeria head coach started with a very strong lineup which saw Awoniyi Chukwueze and Moses Simon lead the attack. The Nigeria manager started with a combination of Iheanacho, Ndidi, and Aribo in midfield as he was looking to provide support for both the defense and the attack line.
In the defense, Aina and Zaidu started on the right and left-back positions respectively. At the center defense, the manager paired Troost-Ekong and Omeruo. Overall, the squad was a very strong one.
Egypt on the other hand also started with a strong squad that featured the likes of top players like Mohamed Salah, Elneny, Trezeguet, and other stars. The game was a very fierce contest as both teams were very organized both defensively and offensively.
In the match, the Nigeria national team started with strong momentum as they mounted pressure on the defense of Egypt. They created some goal-scoring chances as they were keen on finding the back of the net.
In the 30th minute of the match, Nigeria scored a goal to make the scoreline 1-0. The goal was scored by Nigeria star player Kelechi Iheanacho and assisted by Aribo. The match then ended in a 1-0 win for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Following Nigeria’s win against Egypt today, they are currently top of the Group D table as they have a total of 3 points. Egypt on the other hand is bottom of the Group D table as they failed to get a win today. See how the AFCON Group D table looks like below.
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