Ivory Coast staged a comeback to clinch a 2-1 victory against Nigeria in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria aimed to secure their fourth championship title in history under the guidance of Jose Peseiro.
The Super Eagles surged ahead in the first half courtesy of William Troost-Ekong’s header.
However, the Ivorian team equalized in the second half, thanks to Franck Kessie’s header.
In the dying minutes of the match, Sebastien Haller outmaneuvered Stanley Nwabali, sealing the win for Ivory Coast.
With this victory, the Elephants have drawn level with Nigeria, each claiming three continental titles.