Nigeria experienced a moment of jubilation on Thursday as they secured a 1-0 victory against host Cote D’Ivoire, keeping their hopes alive for advancing to the knockout stage in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.The decisive goal, originating from a penalty kick after Victor Osihmen was fouled, underwent scrutiny from the Video Assistance Referee (VAR), causing displeasure among the Cote D’Ivoire team who sought a win for qualification or at least a draw to secure a favorable position.

The spotlight now shifts to Nigeria’s next challenge against Guinea Bissau, where a victory is imperative for their advancement to the knockout stage in the final group stage matchups. . ps.

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