By Linda Ike
Côte D’Ivoire has defeated Nigeria to win the Africa Cup of Nations in football.
Ivory Coast ended the tournament with a victory over Nigeria on Sunday night at the Packed Stadium, Abidjan.
The Tournament was organised by Ivory Coast which scored 2:1 against Nigeria to win the African Cup of nation for the third time.
William Troost-Ekong scored the goal for Nigeria in the 38th minute. In the second half,
Franck Kessie equalised the goal, leaving the score at 1:1 in the 62nd minute. Sebastian Haller scored the second goal in the 81st minute.
Cote D’Ivoire had won the African cup of nation in 1992 and in 2015.