The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been defeated by Guinea-Bissau for the first time in history.

The Nigerian football team was beaten by their African opponent on Friday, March 24, 2023, in their Group A clash of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in Abuja.

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Although Nigeria started out energetic, Guinea-Bissau shocked Nigeria with a 1-0 win. The team led by Jose Peseiro had lost 5 out of the last 7 matches with 3 consecutive losses prior to the football match. This implies that Guinea-Bissau is victorious over the Nigerian Super Eagles for the first time in history.

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The second phase of the match will take place at the Estadio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Monday, March 27, 2023.

Super Eagles: Iheanacho (Onuachu 46’), Bassey, Uzoho, Akpoguma (Ajayi 55’), Osayi-Samuel, Zaidu, Chukwueze (Musa 87’), Ndidi (Onyeka 68’), Lookman (Simon 46’), Osimhen, Iwobi

Guinea-Bissau: Semedo, Mane, Encada (Nanu 81’), Sangante, Nogueira, Cassama, Dalcio (Jorginho 81’), Mam. Balde (Jardel 76’), Piqueti (T. Gomes 46’), Mendes, Cande.