AFCON 2023: Nigerian Lady's Dream About Nigeria vs Cote d'Ivoire Final Comes To Pass, Trends

AFCON 2023: Nigerian Lady's Dream About Nigeria vs Cote d'Ivoire Final Comes To Pass, Trends

  • A Nigerian lady was dragged on social media after her dream about how the AFCON final would pan out did not sit well with Nigerians
  • Hours after she shared her dream online, the Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire beat the Super Eagles to win their third AFCON cup
  • Following the Super Eagles loss to the tournament's host, Nigerians from all walks of life have reacted

A Nigerian lady, Adunni, has gone viral over her dream regarding the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) final played on Sunday, February 11.

In a tweet on X hours before kick-off, Adunni revealed that she had a dream where Cote d'Ivoire won the Super Eagles by a lone goal.

Reactions as Nigerian lady's dream about AFCON final happens
She dreamt that Cote d'Ivoire won the AFCON 2023. Photo Credit: Sia Kambou, X/(@dunniszn_)
Source: UGC

She added that the match would be a tough one. Adunni wrote:

"I had a dream Ivory Coast won Nigeria sha by 1:0, but the match is going to be a tough one."

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Though the host did not win by the scoreline Adunni had dreamt of, it was a tough match.

Cote d'Ivoire became a three-time AFCON winner, shattering the hearts of millions of Nigerians.

Before the match, Adunni was labelled a prophet of doom and bashed by Nigerian fans over her dream.

See her tweet below:

People react to her AFCON final dream

@Abidemi8990 said:

"Aduni Aduni Aduni? How many times I call u??Walaih u go tell us when u turn Joseph later tonight. That one na nightm@re incase you don’t know!!"

@ValidUro said:

"That's why we tell everyone to eat good food b4 they sleep. And also eat at the right time."

@gizzle_pablo said:

"Has any of your dreams in the past come to pass?

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"Please take this question very seriously .
"Your answer could make me millions by tonight."

@Holar000 said:

"Go back to sleep and wake up before the match come back here and tell me what you see."

@gideonjunior_ said:

"Next time u Dream this kain dream stay in the dream don’t wake up."

@iamBoaz_ said:

"Ala werey le ma n la.
"The day you dream say dem dash you money.
"How much you collect when you wake up."

@campusblaze said:

"Things that are meant to be left unsaid, I just hope you don’t regret this at the end of today."

Coach Fae speaks on winning formula

Earlier, reported about the determination of Emerse Fae, head coach of the Elephants of Côte d'Ivoire, to defeat the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final.

In an interview before the game, the coach said:

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"We will take stock in the next two days, "we will analyse Nigeria; even though we played them in the group stage, we will see the strategy to implement for the final."

Coach Fae, who has now won Côte d'Ivoire their third trophy, took over from Jean Louis Gasset after their disastrous outing in the group stages.

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