Equatorial Guinea have gone top of Group A in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, thanks to a 4-2 win over Guinea-Bissau in Thursday’s first game.

Emilio Nsue opened the scoring for Nzalang Nacional in the 21st minute.

An Esteban Orozco Fernandez own goal made it 1-1 at halftime.

After the break, Equatorial Guinea went on a rampage, with Josete Miranda giving them the lead again.

Nsue then scored two goals within 10 minutes to complete his hat-trick. There was enough time for Ze Turbo to reduce the deficit in added time.

The win takes them up to four points after they drew 1-1 with Nigeria in their first game.

Guinea-Bissau are as good as eliminated, as they have lost their two matches.

Cote d’Ivoire take on the Super Eagles, having won their opener 2-0 against Guinea-Bissau.

AFCON: Equatorial Guinea go top of Group A ahead of Cote d’Ivoire vs Nigeria

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