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  • Updated: February 12, 2024

AFCON: Arise TV’s Rufai Oseni blasts Super Eagles over performance against Ivory Coast

AFCON: Arise TV’s Rufai Oseni blasts Super Eagles over per

Rufai Oseni, an Arise TV host, has slammed the Super Eagles after their AFCON 2023 final defeat to Ivory Coast on Sunday.

Oseni, in a statement following the game, expressed that Jose Peseiro's players put up a 'woeful' performance against the hosts, with only one shot on goal.

He said, “Don’t politicize this loss, it’s not about politics, the team was woeful. We had just one shot on goal! We were terrible today.

“So upset I really hoped the boys would win it for those that died during the semifinals. That makes me sad. So let’s go back to our problems, food is expensive ooo.”

Ivory Coast defeated Nigeria 2-1 after coming from behind.

Franck Kessie and Sebastien Haller scored for Ivory Coast, while William Troost-Ekong scored for Nigeria.

Meanwhile, captain William Troost-Ekong was crowned the best player of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) rolls out awards to deserving players.

Troost-Ekong scored three goals in the tournament as he led Nigeria to a second-place finish at the AFCON

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