AFCON 2019 : Nigeria defeats Burundi 1-0

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ALEXANDRIA, Jun. 22, 2019 (AMP) — Cameroon 2019 : Nigeria defeated Burundi by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in the AFCON first round on Saturday night at the Alexandria Stadium.

The result put the Nigerians top of Group B with 3 points. In their next game, Nigeria will meet Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on June 26, while Burundi will face Madagascar.

Fixtures and Results : Group B

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Overview

Nigeria at the AFCON

  • 3 titles (1980, 1994, 2013)
  • 18 appearances (first in 1963)
  • 25 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
  • Statistics: Champions (1980, 1994, 2013) Runners-up (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000) Third Place (1976, 1978, 1992, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010)

Burundi at the AFCON

  • First appearance
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1976)
2019 AFCON Poster
Nigeria
1:0
Burundi
1:0 (0:0)
  • 22 June 2019
  • 19:00
  • Alexandria

Group B

TeamPts
Nigeria3
Guinea0
Madagascar0
Burundi0

Matches

AFCON History

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