The Super Eagles of Nigeria became the first team to secure a spot in the round of 16 in the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. This came to be after they defeated the Syli Nationale of Guinea by a goal to nil on Wednesday evening.

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The Super Eagles earned a total of six points after their victory against the Guinean national team, and this secured a spot for them in the next round of sixteen. Their first three points was earned after they defeated the Swallows of Burundi last week Saturday, with yet another one goal to nil.

Kenneth Omeruo headed in the only goal that gave Nigeria victory against Guinea, this made the Super Eagles became the first country ti qualify fir the round of 16 in 2019 AFCON
Kenneth Umeruo heading in the only goal against Guinea

The Super Eagles Center back, Kenneth Omeruo made the difference, after he headed in a corner from Moses Simon. He was unavoidably named the man of the match of the great encounter. With yet one more group match to play against the Barea of Madagascar of Sunday, June 30th 2019, I guess the Super Eagles of Nigeria are already yearning to know their opponent in the knock-out stage.

The Madagascar vs Nigeria match will kick off by 5pm Nigerian time. All football loving fans in the Nigeria will be ready to watch their national team make them proud once again in the ongoing 2019 AFCON.