• Sun. Jul 21st, 2024

AFCON 2023: Nigeria, Ghana To Continue The Jollof Debate In Abidjan

According to the news making rounds in the media, the perennial West African rivals, Nigeria and Ghana have announced that they are perching their tents together at the five-star Pullman Hotel in Abidjan during their respective 2023 Africa Cup of Nations adventures, platinumnewsng.com is reporting

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are drawn in Group A with hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. While, the Black Stars of Ghana are seeded in Group B with seven-time champions Egypt, Cape Verde and Mozambique. Fortunately, the two countries are set up to play their group games in Abidjan, the capital city of Ivory Coast.

Partey or No Party, Jollof go dey for Abidjan. Photo Credit: Culled from Ace Football.

However, Jose Peseiro will be the man on the touchlines for the three-time African champions’ side at the biennial tournament. Nigeria are billed to play their first two games against Equatorial Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire at the Alssanne Quattara Stadium, Ebimpe, Abidjan. Prior to their final group game at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan where they will do battle with Guinea-Bissau.

Inadvertently, this is the same stadium where their archivals led by former Brighton & Hove Albion Coach, Chris Hughton will be playing all three group games for a place in the knockout stages of the tournament.

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