Nigeria beats Ivory Coast in shoot out to reach AFCON final

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TUNIS, Apr. 6, 1994 (AMP) — Tunisia 1994 : Nigeria reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the fifth time in their history after defeating Ivory Coast 4-2 on penalties (after a 2-2 draw) on Wednesday.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

Nigeria at the AFCON

  • 1 title (1980)
  • 10 appearances (first in 1963)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
  • Statistics: Champions (1980) Runners-up (1984, 1988, 1990) Third Place (1976, 1978, 1992)

Ivory Coast at the AFCON

  • 1 title (1992)
  • 11 appearances (first in 1965)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1965)
  • Statistics: Champions (1992) Third Place (1965, 1968, 1986) Fourth Place (1970)
Nigeria
2:2
Ivory Coast
4:2 (penalties), 2:2 (a.e.t.), 2:2 (2:2)
  • 6 April 1994
  • Tunis

AFCON History

Africa Cup of Nations History

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