2018 African Cup was a continental qualifying tournament for 2019 World Cup in Paraguay. On Friday, December 14, Senegal defeated Nigeria with a score of 6 to 1 in the final game.
First two periods were not very entertaining and ended 2-1 in favor of Senegal. In the last 12 minutes the Lions of Teranga scored four more goals, and that helped them to defend their title of the best team in Africa. Thus, Senegal became the five-time winner of the African Cup and strengthened its position of the most honoured team of the continent.
Both Senegal and Nigeria secured spots for World Cup - 2019 in Paraguay.
African Cup - 2018. Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
December 14th. Final
Nigeria - Senegal - 1:6