BY KUNLE SOLAJA
The Nigeria Super Eagles face Guinea Bissau in a near-dead rubber group match at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Garoua, Cameroon.
Guinea Bissau may not be a big brand in continental football, but the country has already found a way into the record books.
When in 2019 Inter Milan crashed out of the UEFA Champions League, it was Barcelona’s Guinea Bissau player, Anssumane Fati that fired in the late winner that gave Barcelona a 2-1 win in San Siro.
The Guinea Bissau born player whose name is often shortened as Ansu Fati thus became the youngest scorer in the competition’s history.
Following the exit of the charismatic Lionel Messi, Fati is the one offered the iconic number 10 shirt. He plays as a left winger for Barcelona. Though born in Guinea-Bissau, Fati represents Spain internationally