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Super Eagles advance to R-16 after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Guinea-Bissau.

Nigeria secured a spot in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Guinea-Bissau.

The Super Eagles had drawn with Equatorial Guinea and defeated Ivory Coast prior to this match.

Despite struggling against the bottom-ranked team in Group A, Nigeria managed to score a crucial goal in the first half through Opa Sangante, who converted a cross from Simon Moses.

Despite having goals disallowed by VAR in the second half, Nigeria maintained their lead and finished second in the group, behind Equatorial Guinea, who defeated Ivory Coast 4-0.