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Sebastien Haller of Ivory Coast speaks on facing Super Eagles defenders in AFCON 2023 final



Speaking ahead of the AFCON 2023 final, Cote d’Ivoire’s striker Sebastien Haller expressed his nerves about the upcoming challenge against the Super Eagles’ defenders on Sunday night. Haller, who scored the decisive goal in the semi-final against DR Congo, stated that he feels the pressure ahead of the final clash.

Haller, who missed the previous encounter against Nigeria due to injury, is keen on making an impact in the upcoming final.

Addressing the Nigerian defense, Haller remarked, “We are familiar with Nigeria’s style of play, and it will be a physically demanding game. Our goal is to create problems for them and exploit their weaknesses.”

When asked about the pressure he feels, Haller disclosed, “As a striker, I invariably feel the pressure associated with goal scoring. This pressure is a shared responsibility, and as a striker, one is always at the forefront.”