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HT: Nigeria 1, Ivory Coast 0

Nigeria took a 1-0 lead over Ivory Coast into the halftime break of the Afcon quarter-final match at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.

The strike came courtesy of Emmanuel Emenike wto minutes before halftime.

Nigeria's Emmanuel Emenike (left) clashes with Ivory Coast's Cheick Tiote. Credit: AP

TEAMS

Ivory Coast: 1-Boubacar Barry; 21-Emmanuel Eboue, 5-Didier Zokora, 22-Souleman Bamba, 17-Siaka Tiene; 9-Cheick Tiote, 6-Romaric, 19-Yaya Toure, 10-Gervinho; 8-Salomon Kalou, 11-Didier Drogba

Nigeria: 1-Vincent Enyeama; 3-Elderson Echiejile, 22-Kenneth Omeruo, 14-Godfrey Oboabona, 5-Efe Ambrose; 19-Sunday Mba, 17-Ogenyi Onanzi, 10-John Obi Mikel, 11-Victor Moses; 8-Brown Ideye, 9-Emmanuel Emenike

Referee: Djamel Haimoudi (Algeria) – Reuters

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