AFCON: Nigeria Defeat Angola By 1-0 To Qualify For The Semifinals


Nigeria advanced to the semi-finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a narrow 1-0 triumph over Angola. Ademola Lookman's decisive first-half goal secured the victory for the three-time former champions, earning them a spot in the final four.

Despite a spirited performance from Angola, they were unable to breach Nigeria's defense, concluding their commendable journey in the tournament.

Ademola Lookman played a pivotal role in securing Nigeria's semi-final berth by scoring a crucial goal just before halftime. He capitalized on Moses Simon's well-placed cross, showcasing clinical finishing skills. The goal set the stage for an exciting semi-final clash against either Cape Verde or South Africa.

Angola exhibited early promise, with Mabululu's close-range attempt saved by Stanley Nwabali in the initial stages. However, Nigeria took control of the match in the 41st minute when Lookman converted Simon's pass with precision, securing the crucial victory for his team.


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