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AFCON Final Ivory Coast vs Nigeria: Head-to-Head Record and All You Need to Know

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Hosts Ivory Coast and former champions Nigeria will lock horns in the AFCON final on Sunday night.

Here’s all you need to know

Ivory Coash vs Nigeria head-to-head at AFCON

  • 1980: Nigeria 0 Ivory Coast 0 (Group A)
  • 1990: Nigeria 1 Ivory Coast 0 (Group A)
  • 1994: Nigeria 2 Ivory Coast 2, Nigeria won 4-2 on penalties (Semi-final)
  • 2006: Nigeria 0 Ivory Coast 1 (Semi-final)
  • 2008: Nigeria 0 Ivory Coast 1 (Group B)
  • 2013: Nigeria 2 Ivory Coast 1 (Quarter-final)
  • 2024: Nigeria 1 Ivory Coast 0 (Group A)

Factfile of 2024 Africa Cup of Nations finalists Ivory Coast

Path to final: Group A – Guinea-Bissau 2-0, Nigeria 0-1, Equatorial Guinea 0-4; Last 16 – Senegal 1-1 (5-4 penalties), Quarter-final – Mali 2-1; Semi-final – Democratic Republic of Congo 1-0

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Scorers: 1 – Simon Adingra, Oumar Diakite, Seko Fofana, Sebastien Haller, Franck Kessie, Jean-Philippe Krasso

Rankings: 8 Africa, 49 world

Captain: Serge Aurier

Coach: Emerse Fae

Previous appearances: 24

Best placing: Champions 1992, 2015

Record wins: Ethiopia 6-1 (1970), Guinea 5-0 (2008)

Record loss: Equatorial Guinea 0-4 (2024)

Nickname: Elephants

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Yahia Fofana (Angers/FRA), Charles Ayayi (ASEC Mimosas), Badra Ali Sangare (Sekhukhune Utd/RSA)

Defenders: Serge Aurier, Willy Boly (both Nottingham Forest/ENG), Ismael Diallo (Hajduk Split/CRO), Ousmane Diomande (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Ghislain Konan (Al Fayha/KSA), Odilon Kossounou (Bayer Leverkusen/GER), Evan Ndicka (Roma/ITA), Wilfried Singo (Monaco/FRA)

Midfielders: Jean Thierry Lazare (Union Saint-Gilloise/BEL), Idrissa Doumbia (Al Ahli/QAT), Seko Fofana (Al Nassr/KSA), Franck Kessie (Al Ahly/KSA), Ibrahim Sangare (Nottingham Forest/ENG), Jean Michael Seri (Hull/ENG)

Forwards: Simon Adingra (Brighton/ENG), Jonathan Bamba (Celta Vigo/ESP), Jeremie Boga (Nice/FRA), Oumar Diakite (Reims/FRA), Max Alain Gradel (Gaziantep/TUR), Sebastien Haller (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Karim Konate (Salzburg/AUT), Christian Kouame (Fiorentina/ITA), Jean Philippe Krasso (Red Star Belgrade/SRB), Nicolas Pepe (Trabzonspor/TUR)

Factfile of 2024 Africa Cup of Nations finalists Nigeria:

Path to final: Group A – Equatorial Guinea 1-1, Ivory Coast 1-0, Guinea-Bissau 1-0; Last 16 – Cameroon 2-0; Quarter-final – Angola 1-0; Semi-final – South Africa 1-1 (4-2 penalties)

Scorers: 3 – Ademola Lookman, 2 – William Troost-Ekong, 1 – Victor Osimhen, own goal – Opa Sangante (GNB)

Rankings: 6 Africa, 42 world

Captain: William Troost-Ekong

Coach: Jose Peseiro (POR)

Previous appearances: 19

Best placing: Champions 1980, 1994, 2013

Record win: South Africa 4-0 (2004)

Record losses: Sudan 0-4 (1963), Algeria 1-5 (1990)

Nickname: Super Eagles

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Stanley Nwabili (Chippa Utd/RSA), Olorunleke Ojo (Enyimba), Francis Uzoho (Omonia/CYP)

Defenders: Chidozie Awaziem, Bruno Onyemaechi (both Boavista/POR), Ola Aina (Nottingham Forest/ENG), Semi Ajayi (West Brom/ENG), Calvin Bassey (Fulham/ENG), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa/TUR), Bright Osayi-Samuel (Fenerbahce/TUR), Zaidu Sanusi (Porto/POR), William Troost-Ekong (PAOK/GRE)

Midfielders: Joe Aribo (Southampton/ENG), Alex Iwobi (Fulham/ENG), Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge/BEL), Frank Onyeka (Brentford/ENG), Alhaasan Yusuf (Royal Antwerp/BEL)

Forwards: Samuel Chukwueze (AC Milan/ITA), Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester/ENG), Ademola Lookman (Atalanta/ITA), Terem Moffi (Nice/FRA), Ahmed Musa (Sivasspor/TUR), Victor Osimhen (Napoli/ITA), Moses Simon (Nantes/FRA), Paul Onuachu (Trabzonspor/TUR)

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – AFP)

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