As it happened: Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria

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AFCON 2023 As it happened: Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria

Joba Ogunwale 16:22 - 27.03.2023

Moses Simon's penalty helps Nigeria gain revenge against the Wild Dogs

  • Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- That's it from me. I hope you enjoyed the ride. The Super Eagles return to action in June but before then, there are a lot of exciting club games to look forward to. We will back again when league football returns this weekend, but until then, bye for now. 
  •  Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria. It was not a convincing performance from Nigeria but they got the job done. However, there are some players who need to do better going forward. Chukwueze being one of them.
  • Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Despite the result, Guinea-Bissau fans were eager to take pictures and grab a gold of Nigerian players jersey. 
  • Full time Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Simone's penalty was all the Super Eagles needed to gain their revenge after suffering a shock defeat in the reverse fixture. 
  • 90+3 Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Ahmed Musa comes on for his 109th cap but it is short as the referee blows the final whistle. 
  • 90+2' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Into added minutes. As it stands, Nigeria will return to the top of Group A unless Djurtus find a late equaliser. Osimhen goes close again but his effort is wide. 
  • 83' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Seven minutes left in this game. Can the Wild Dogs find an equaliser? It is not looking like it as Nigeria look comfortable right now.
  • '70 Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- The Wild Dogs make a changer of their own as Nigeria go close again through Osimhen.
  • 60' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Peseiro goes to the bench as he brings on Joe Aribo for Terem Moffi. Meanwhile, at the other end, Guinea-Bissau almost grabbed an equaliser but a timely intervention from Sanusi ensured it stayed 1-0. 
  • 58' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- A big chance for Nigeria to double their lead but Osimhen was denied by the post. That was a big let off for the Wild Dogs.
  • 53' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- It has been a slow start to the second half but Nigeria are still in control. 
  • 45' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Second half under way at Estádio Nacional 24 de Setembro. 
  •  Halftime-Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Should this result hold, Nigeria will return to the top of Group A. It has not been a convincing performance, but they are getting the job done. 
  • Halftime- Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Simon's penalty is what separates the two sides. What do you make of the half? 
  •  Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- 42' Osimhen gets flagged offside for the umpteenth time in this match. Meanwhile, Bright Osayi-Samuel is receiving his flowers on Twitter. 
  • Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- 36' Yellow card to Kenneth Omeruo as Guinea-Bissau's free-kick amounts to nothing.  Meanwhile, what do you make of Peserio's demeanour on the pitch?
  •  Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Simon puts Nigeria ahead from the spot after Bright Osayi-Samuel was fouled in the box. Osayi-Samuel has been a revelation since he made his debut for Nigeria. He was the only positive from the first leg defeat last Friday. 
  • Goal!!!!!!30' Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Nigeria- Moses Simon (P)
  •  Guinea-Bissau 0-0 Nigeria- It's really hot out there in Bissau according to our correspondent. 
  • 25' Guinea-Bissau 0-0 Nigeria- Another chance go begging for Nigeria. Chukwueze surprisingly finds Osimhen with a simple pass but the Napoli man could not test Guinea-Bissau's goalkeeper. 
  • 21' Guinea-Bissau 0-0 Nigeria- Big chance but Moffi has his shot blocked. Promising signs from Nigeria but more is needed. 
  • 15' Guinea-Bissau 0-0 Nigeria- Chukwueze is asking for a penalty but the centre ref is not having it. Meanwhile, Guinea-Bissau go close but Cassama could not keep his shot low.
  • 5' Guinea-Bissau 0-0 Nigeria- Nigeria show their attacking intent from the start as Terem Moffi  fires wide. Good start from Peseiro's men. 
  •    1' Kick-off Guinea-Bissau 0-0 Nigeria
  • Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria: We are less than five minutes from kick-off. Share your predictions with us on our social media pages. @PulseSportsNG on Twitter and Pulse Sports Nigeria on Facebook.
  • Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria: The Super Eagles might have lost on Friday, but the last time they lost a qualifier away from home was in June 2017. So the omens look good for Nigeria.
  • Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria: Team news are out, with Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro making some big calls. The Portugal tactician makes five changes to the side that suffered defeat on Friday. Kelechi Iheanacho, Ademola Lookman, Wilfred Ndidi, Kevin Akpoguma and Calvin Bassey all drop out. 
  • Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria: Friday's shocking result took the Wild Dogs to the top of Group A, but the Super Eagles will be hoping to take their revenge this evening. 
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  • Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria: This will be the second meeting between the two sides in three days after they met at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Friday. 

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