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    Nigeria qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations’ last eight.

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    Somali Magazine – Nigeria advanced to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarterfinals with a 2-0 shutout win against five-time winners Cameroon on Saturday.

    Forward Ademola Lookman scored twice in minutes 36 and 90 at Abidjan’s Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium, advancing his country to the next round.

    Nigeria, the 2013 champions, will face Angola in the round of eight on February 2.

    Earlier Saturday, Angola defeated Namibia 3-0 in a last-16 match.

    On Sunday, Equatorial Guinea will face Guinea, while Egypt, the AFCON record holders, will face the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the final eight spots.

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