Football News Update: Thrilling Conclusion to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations is nearing its thrilling conclusion, with the final set to take place on February 11 at the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé.

In the semi-finals, Nigeria and Ivory Coast emerged victorious to book their place in the showpiece event. Nigeria overcame South Africa in a tightly contested match that went to extra-time, with Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the winning penalty after a 1-1 draw. Meanwhile, Ivory Coast defeated DR Congo 1-0, with Borussia Dortmund’s Sebastien Haller finding the net in the second half.

“The final promises to be a thrilling encounter, with both Nigeria and Ivory Coast vying for their fourth AFCON title.”

The third-place play-off will see South Africa take on DR Congo on February 10 at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan.

Nigeria last won the tournament in 2013, while Ivory Coast’s most recent triumph came in 2015 when they defeated Ghana.

Fans of football in the UK can catch all the action from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on TNT Sports, which is the new home for premium live sports rights previously carried by BT Sport. Viewers can stream the matches on discovery+, which offers a comprehensive subscription that includes TNT Sports, Eurosport, and a range of entertainment content.

With the final set to take place on February 11, football enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the coronation of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations champions.

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