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Video: Atalanta star Lookman nets third Nigeria goal in five games at AFCON 2023

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Atalanta star Ademola Lookman registered his third goal in five matches in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to power Nigeria into the semi-finals of the competition on Friday night.

Nantes forward Moses Simon latched onto a ball out to the left flank, earlier than sprinting down the wing to ship an attractive ball into the realm for Lookman to smash into the again of the web from 12 yards out.

He’s now the third highest goalscorer within the 2024 version of continent’s showpiece.

Lookman’s strike helped Nigeria to a 1-0 quarter-final victory over Angola. The Tremendous Eagles will now face both Cape Verde or South Africa within the semi-final on Wednesday.

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen thought he had added a second for Nigeria within the second half, however his effort was later dominated out for offside.

Osimhen then left the pitch on a stretcher within the ultimate minutes of the sport, however it’s believed that his potential damage just isn’t significantly severe.

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