Nigeria vs Burundi: Ighalo gives Super Eagles win in opening game (Video Highlight)
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Nigeria vs Burundi: Ighalo gives Super Eagles win in opening game

Nigeria beat Burundi in their opening game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr included a few surprises in his starting XI, with Daniel Akpeyi preferred to Francis Uzoho in goal.

Paul Onuachu also started ahead of Odion Ighalo upfront.

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However, the Super Eagles failed to make their dominance count, until Rohr introduced Ighalo in the second half.

The Shanghai Shehua striker ran onto a backheel from Ola Aina to net the winner.

Nigeria will take on Guinea in the next game on June 26.

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