Ribavu - Super Eagles have crashed out of the 2016 African Nations Championship following a 1-0 loss to Guinea in the final Group C game played on Tuesday.
Nigeria crashed out after finishing third in Group C, no thanks to Tunisia’s 5-0 win over Niger in the other game that was going on simultaneously.
Ibrahima Sankhon’s goal at the stroke of half time was all Guinea needed to qualify for the quarter final.
Tunisia finished top of Group C with superior goal difference after they finished on five points alongside Guinea.
FT: Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
90' + Tunisia now lead Niger 5-0
90' Four minutes added time
88' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
85' Onyeakachi's great effort was parried away by Guinea GK AS Osas' shot went far wide
81' Tunisia score another, now leading 4-0 against Niger
80' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
78' Tunisia is now leading Niger 3-0
78' Guinea's Camara A. booked for rough tackle
77' Batore takes the free kick for Nigeria and it goes over the bar
75' Nigeria win a free kick close to the box as Osas Okoro bags a yellow card
70' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
60' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
58' Nigeria now under pressure to equalise, as losing this game will see them crash out of the tournament.
57' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
56' Guines sub: Mouste comes on for Daouda Camara
46' Second half gets underway as Paul Onobi goes off for Chisom Chikatara
SANKHON scored for Guinea at the stroke of half time
HT: Guinea 1-0 Nigeria
44' GOAL! Guinea take the lead
40' Tunisia have gone 2-0 up against Niger
30' Guinea 0-0 Nigeria
29' Nigeria's Austin Oboroapo bags a yellow card as Bangourra comes in for Camara
26' Ref could not see a handball by a Nigerian defender inside the box. No penalty awarded to Guinea
22' Free kick blocked by Guinea defense wall
20' Leo Camara bags the first yellow card for a rough tackle on a Nigerian player. Free kick awarded at the edge of the box again
19' Free kick gone over the bar
17' Nigeria win a free kick just at the edge of the box
14' Guinea have proved the better side so far
10' Guinea 0-0 Nigeria
8' in the other game going on simultaneously, Tunisia is now leading Niger 1-0
6' Guinea win first corner, but well defended
5' Both sides trying to find their rythm
1' Game kicked off
Both teams file out on the pitch for national anthems.
Game kicks off in 10 minutes.
Super Eagles play Guinea for a quarter final ticket at the 2016 African Nations Championship in Rwanda.
Date: February 26, 2016
Kickoff: 3pm Nigeria time
Venue: Rubavu stadium