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Nigeria & Libya Advance To CHAN Last Four

2018 CHAN Wrap

By SL International - Jan 29, 2018 12:20 AM

Nigeria 2-1 Angola 

Nigeria advanced to the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship after defeating Angola 2-1 in extra time on Sunday evening.
 
Angola took the lead 10 minutes into the second half courtesy of a strike from Vladimir Felix.
 
The Super Eagles leveled matters in the first minute of stoppage time through Anthony Okpotu to send the game into extra-time.
 
Nigeria then secured the win in the 109th minute with Gabriel Okechukwu netting the winning strike.
 
Congo 1-1 Libya (Libya won 5-3 on penalties)
 
Libya progressed to the last four of the competition after defeating Congo on penalties after it ended 1-1 after extra time on Sunday night.
 
Saleh Al Taher put the Libyans ahead after 15 minutes before Junior Makiesse leveled matters in the 37th minute.
 
Neither side could find a winning goal for the rest of regulation time and extra time, forcing the clash into penalty shoot-out, where Libya triumphed 5-3.
 


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