Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have suffered a setback after the three-time AFCON champions’ official Instagram account was hacked ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers draw.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have suffered a setback a setback after the three-time AFCON champions’ official Instagram account was hacked ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers draw.


The breach came as a huge surprise to the three-time African champions who have over 230,000 followers on the social media platform.

Tuesday’s setback saw all of the Super Eagles’ content deleted and replaced with images from an unknown stylist and influencer reportedly based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ahead of Tuesday’s draw in Cairo, Nigeria are seeded in Pot 1 alongside some of the continent’s heavyweights and will be praying for a favourable draw as they eye their seventh World Cup appearance in Qatar 2022.

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