The Golden Eaglets failed in the defence of their WAFU B tournament after going down to a 3-2 defeat against Cote d’l voire in their final fixture on Monday night.
The Ivoriens took the lead in the 21st minute through Sindou Kone.
Charles Likpa nearly added another goal for his side 11 minutes later but his well struck shot was saved by Destiny Emuwahem.
Abdrumane Konate scored the second goal for Ivory Coast a minute before the hour mark.
Substitute Seydou Traore added the third six minutes from time.
Ahmed Abdullahi reduced the deficit for the Eaglets with a free-kick on the dot of 90 minutes.
He scored his second of the game deep into stoppage time.