Nigeria 3-1 Cote d’Ivoire: Magnificent Michael powers Golden Eaglets past Baby Elephants

The Simoiben academy product was the difference-maker as the Nigerians dumped out the defending champions

Full-back Emmanuel Michael shot a pair of excellent free-kicks to inspire Golden
Eaglets to a 3-1 win over Ivory Coast and help Nigeria book a place in the final of the WAFU B Championship on Tuesday.

After finishing as Group A leaders, the Nigerian lads were the favourites against an Ivorian side that only qualified as runners-up from Group B having lost two of three games.

But the defending champions had no intention of rolling over for the Golden Eaglets to steam rolling…


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