WATCH: Nigeria clinch bronze at 2019 AFCON

WATCH: Nigeria clinch bronze at 2019 AFCON
Odion Jude Ighalo (9) celebrates goal with teammates

by Bertin Basson

Saturday Jul 18, 2020. 14:00

On this day last year, Nigeria were celebrating a third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-0 win over Tunisia in Cairo the night before.


The Super Eagles were denied a place in the final following a 2-1 loss to Algeria earlier that week, with Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez thumping home the match winner in second half stoppage-time.


Tunisia lost out on a place in the tournament showpiece following a 1-0 loss to Senegal.


Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo scored the only goal of the game as the Super Eagles claimed bronze in Egypt; poking home after just three minutes. Ighalo would end the tournament as the top scorer with five goals.


Relive all the action, here:








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