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Nigeria beat Guinea to qualify for AFCON last 16

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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