AFCON 2019: Nigeria’s Super Eagles qualify for Round of 16

Moses Simon of Super Eagles of Nigeria challenged by Ernest Seka Boka (l) and Naby Deco Keita of Guinea during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria and Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria on the 26 June 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix (Photo Source: CAF Online)
Moses Simon of Nigeria challenged by Ernest Seka Boka (l) and Naby Deco Keita of Guinea during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria and Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria on the 26 June 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix (Photo Source: CAF Online)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have emerged as the first team to qualify for the Round of 16 at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The Eagles beat the Syli Nationale of Guinea by a lone goal to zoom into the round of 16 with a game to spare.

Kenneth Omeruo got the only goal for Nigeria as he nodded in a cross from Moses Simon in the 73rd minute.

The Super Eagles had defeated Burundi 1-0 in their first match of the tournament.

The 2019 AFCON is being hosted by Egypt.

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