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AFCON 2023: We Got Tactics Right – Osimhen Hails Peseiro After Ivory Coast Win

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Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has hailed coach Jose Peseiro’s tactics after they beat Ivory Coast 1-0 in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday.


Nigeria needed a William Troost-Ekong penalty to see off the hosts at the Alassanne Quattara Stadium Ebimpe, Abidjan


Troost-EKong scored the decisive goal from the spot in the 56th after Osimhen was fouled inside the box.

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Osimhen, who named Man of the Match of the game said the team’s plan was take over the midfield.


“It was a difficult game. Cote d’Ivoire is a difficult opponent but we got our tactics right today,” Osimhen told a press conference after the game.

“The plan was to wait to wait for them in midfield and capiltise on their mistakes. Obviously it work well for us.


“This is a big win for us and we have to build on this in our next game.”


The Super Eagles next game is against the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau.


The encounter will hold at the Felix Houphouet Boigny, Stadium, Abidjan next week Tuesday.