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Nigeria beat Guinea to qualify for AFCON last 16

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria became the first side to advance to the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday as they beat Guinea 1-0.

Kenneth Omeruo scored the only goal of the game after 73 minutes, rising unchallenged to head home a corner from Moses Simon at the Alexandria Stadium.

Nigeria’s six points guarantees progress to the last 16 after a major improvement in their form from the opening game of the tournament.

 

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