Ivory Coast has defeated Nigeria in the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations final.
William Troost Ekong gave Nigeria the lead in the 37th minute of play, with a spectacular header.
However, the Elephants of Ivory Coast did not give up. The pulled off with an incredible comeback highlighted by Frank Kessie’s equalizer in the 61st minute.
Sebastien Haller’s goal in the 81st minute sent shockwaves through the stadium as he clinched the outcome of the match just as the clock was running out.
The 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is the 33rd edition of the tournament. It is the first to be held in Ivory Coast since 1984, when the country hosted the 12th edition of the tournament.