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2023 AFCON: Oliseh Tag Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire As Title Contenders



Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has named Nigeria and the Elephants Côte d’Ivoire as title contenders in the ongoing 2023 African Cup of Nations.

Oliseh, also a former Nigeria player and captain took the position after Côte d’Ivoire defeated champions Senegal 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw.

Côte d’Ivoire’s victory over Senegal came after a poor group stage performance where they lost 4-0 to Equatorial Guinea.

Reacting to the win against Senegal, Oliseh wrote on his X handle: “Change of Coach to a Local one 4 days ago & Cote D’ivoire are in my eyes, now, potential title contenders with Naija!

“5 days ago, they were begging Morocco to beat Zambia to help them qualify, Tonight (Monday) they eliminate Title Fav’s, Senegal. Football is A fantastic, Crazy Rollercoaster.”

The Super Eagles will take on Angola on Friday, February 2, inside the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan.


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