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Nigeria’s Afcon opening match opponents, Equatorial Guinea play goalless with Burkina Faso



Nigeria will open their Africa Cup of Nations adventure with a match with Equatorial Guinea on January 14, 2024. Equatorial Guinea on Friday played a goalless draw with Burkina Faso.

Another Nigeria’s Group A opponents, Guinea Bissau were beaten 1-0 by Guinea.

Nigeria’s third group opponents, Cote d’Ivoire will face Morocco on Saturday.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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