Powerful Nigeria hope to capitalize on first win against Sudan


Nigeria brightened up a staid Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday by beating Egypt 1-0 with a clinical strike from Kelechi Iheanacho, establishing the team as one of the favorites to lift the trophy. Follow the AXADLETM liveblog on Nigeria’s match against Sudan at 5 p.m. local time (GMT+1).

Nigeria are undoubtedly one of the greatest forces in African football, as evidenced by the way they consistently outplayed Mo Salah’s Egypt in their opening game. They were unlucky to pull out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in the semi-finals with a loss to eventual winners Algeria and are determined to go all the way this time.

But with Nigeria the strong favorites for today’s game, opponents Sudan will be looking for a surprise after a disappointing opener that saw them draw 0-0 against Guinea-Bissau.

Read the AXADLETM liveblog to follow the action at the Roumdé Adjia stadium in Garoua, Cameroon:


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