Nigeria beats Cameroon to reach AFCON quarterfinals

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ALEXANDRIA, Jul. 6, 2019 (AMP) — Cameroon 2019 : Nigeria qualified to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-2 win against Cameroon (halftime: 1-2) on Saturday night at the Alexandria Stadium.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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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)

Cameroon at the AFCON

  • 5 titles (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)
  • 19 appearances (first in 1970)
  • 27 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
  • Statistics: Champions (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017) Runners-up (1986, 2008) Third Place (1972) Fourth Place (1992)
2019 AFCON Poster
Nigeria
3:2
Cameroon
3:2 (1:2)
  • 6 July 2019
  • 18:00
  • Alexandria

AFCON History

Africa Cup of Nations History

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