Ivory Coast vs Nigeria AFCON 2023-2024 schedule, date, kick off time, location, head to head, prediction, live stream telecast

Ivory Coast vs Nigeria AFCON 2023-2024 schedule, date, kick off time, location, head to head, prediction, live stream telecast

Know the AFCON 2023-2024 final between Ivory Coast vs Nigeria schedule, date, time, venue, live streaming details and more 

Although Ivory Coast has missed out on at least three opportunities to compete in this Africa Cup of Nations and fired their coach following the group round, this time, they are into the final and will take on Nigeria in the championship match on Sunday.

Ivory Coast vs Nigeria AFCON 2023-2024 schedule, date, kick off time, location, head to head, prediction, live stream telecast where to watch

In Wednesday’s semifinal, Ivory Coast defeated Congo DR 1-0 thanks to a goal from Sebastien Haller, advancing the hosts into the Africa Cup of Nations final. At the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium, Haller’s goal in the 65th minute capped an incredible comeback by the Ivorians.

On the other hand, Nigeria defeated South Africa 4-2 in a shootout to secure their spot in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final, with Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the game-winning penalty.

After an incredible end to normal time, in which the referee used his video monitor to deny a goal by Victor Osimhen that would have given Nigeria a 2-0 lead and instead awarded a penalty to South Africa, the game in Bouake ended in a draw.

In the ninetieth minute, Bafana Bafana defender Grant Kekana was sent off in the late stages of extra time after Teboho Mokoena scored from the penalty spot to send the game into overtime without a purpose.

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Mokoena, however, was one of two South African players who saw goalie Stanley Nwabali stop his spot-kicks as the Super Eagles prevailed to go to the championship game.

When and where is the AFCON 2023 final between Ivory Coast vs Nigeria?

AFCON 2023 final between Ivory Coast and Nigeria will be held on February 12 at 1:30 am IST and 8pm GMT at the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé stadium.

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AFCON 2023 final between Ivory Coast vs Nigeria h2h and prediction

  • Matches: 28
  • Ivory Coast: 9
  • Nigeria: 9
  • Draws: 10

Nigeria and Ivory Coast have met 28 times with both sides winning nine times with 10 draws.

Nigeria were not at their best against South Africa however, they remained composed to win on penalties and set up a thrilling matchup with a rejuvenated Ivory Coast in the championship game.

Emerse Fae, the interim manager, deserves a great deal of credit for helping them regain confidence following a disastrous loss to Equatorial Guinea and so does the Ivory Coast side who have done wonders in the tournament. The team which will also take the head to head lead.

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AFCON 2023 final between Ivory Coast vs Nigeria live stream and telecast

Fans from USA can watch it on Fubo, Fanatiz, and bein SPORTS, UK fans on Sky GO, Now TV, BBC iPlayer and Indian fans can watch it on FanCode.

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