Nigeria’s challenges and the need to forge ahead


Nigeria’s Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon has revealed that the team will do their best to beat the Palancas Negras of Angola in their quarter-final tie.

The two teams will battle for a place in the semi-final when they clash at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan on Friday.


Nigeria team head to the last eight tie as the overwhelming favourites having defeated big names Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroon at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.


Despite their impressive display in the competition, Simon insisted that it is important for the players to keep their feet on the ground.


“It is going to be a difficult game, like the ones against Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroon, and even Equatorial Guinea. We must be at our best and focus on the prize,” Simon was quoted by


The encounter will kick-off at 5pm local time (6pm Nigeria time).

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