Afcon 2021: The Super Eagles of Nigeria maintained a perfect record by winning all three group matches in Group D.
Nigeria defeated Egypt by one nil in their opening encounter, also defeating Sudan by three goals to one and defeated Guinea-Bissau on the final day to top group d with a total of nine points.
Sadiq Umar scored his first goal for the Super of Nigeria In 56th minute of the game, although he missed several chances at half time.
William Troost Ekong also became the first Watford player to score in the Afcon 2021 after he netted a goal from close-range, Moses Simon hit the crossbar following a mazy run into the box.
Austin Eguavoen is The only coach in Nigeria footballing History to have led the Super Eagles to 3/3 wins in the group stages. he’s done it twice.
Egypt finished Group D as runners up and they will play the winners of Group E in the last 16. Which might be Ivory Coast as things stand. The winner of that game would set up a quarter-final against Morocco or Malawi.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play the third-best team from Group E or F in the round of 16 in Garoua on Sunday.