Nigeria's 2-0 win over Benin at Essipong stadium, Sekondi has secured their hopes to get through from Africa Cup of Nations group B thanks to Ivory Coast who beats Mali 3-0.
Both Mali and Nigeria have four points after playing all three group games, but Nigeria gets through to the quarter finals in goal difference.
Mali scores 1 goal from their win against Benin and conceded 3 goals today. Mali's game against Nigeria ended with a goalles draw.
Meanwhile, Nigeria with four points after the win today has scored 2 and conceded 1, so they have +1 goal difference. Nigeria's goals came from John Obi Mikel and Yakubu.
Tomorrow, Habib Beye and Abdoulaye Faye have their own life and death match against South Africa.