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Nigeria Beats Angola 1-0 Qualify For Semi-final

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Nigeria Beats Angola 1-0, qualify for semi-final

iexclusivenews – Nigeria’s Dream Run Continues! The Super Eagles have booked their ticket to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finals after a thrilling 1-0 victory over Angola in a pulsating encounter.

This hard-fought win keeps Nigeria’s quest for a record-extending fourth AFCON title alive!

Lookman Lights Up the Stage:

Ademola Lookman emerged as the hero for Nigeria, firing home the decisive goal late in the first half.

His strike sent the stadium into a frenzy and proved to be the difference-maker in a tight match.

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Angola Pushes Super Eagles to the Limit:

Despite going down early, Angola refused to go down without a fight.

They created several scoring opportunities, particularly in the second half, but were ultimately denied by a resolute Nigerian defense and some superb saves by goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali.

Key Moments of the Match:

7th Minute: Lookman’s teasing cross causes panic in the Angolan defense, but they manage to clear the danger.

14th Minute: Victor Osimhen comes close with a powerful header that rattles the roof of the net.

39th Minute: Lookman steps up again, this time delivering a dangerous free-kick that is cleared by Angola.

41st Minute: GOAL! Lookman breaks the deadlock with a well-placed shot, sending the Nigerian fans into raptures!

58th Minute: Angola nearly equalizes with a one-on-one chance, but the shot cannons off the crossbar.

73rd Minute: VAR drama! Osimhen’s goal is overturned for offside, keeping the score at 1-0.

88th Minute: Nwabali pulls off a magnificent save to deny Angola a late equalizer.

With this victory, Nigeria has qualified for the semi finals.

 

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