AFCON 2019: Ighalo to the rescue as Super Eagles beat Burundi

AFCON 2019: Ighalo to the rescue as Super Eagles beat Burundi

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday defeated Burundi 1-0 in team’s opening match at ongoing Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) in Egypt.

Eagles striker Odion Ighalo who came in as substitute netted the only goal of the match for the Super Eagles to seal a vital three points for the Gernot Rohr tutored side.

It was a hard fought game as the Super Eagles who squandered many chances in the first half, dug deep to pick maximum points in the Group B match.