Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Ndidi named Man-of-the-Match

Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi marked his Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) debut with the Man-of-the-Match award during Nigeria’s 1-0 win against Burundi.

The three-time African champions found it difficult to breakdown the swallows and it took a special effort from former Watford forward, Odion Ighalo.

Ndidi was strong in midfield for Nigeria, playing alongside Oghenekaro Etebo they provided cover for the defense.

After his stellar performance, @Ndidi25 has been selected as the Total Man of the Match. Congrats!
#NGABDI #FootballTogether,” CAF posted on its official twitter handle.

Nigeria will return to action on Wednesday when they play debutants Madagascar.

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