Nigeria & Libya Book CHAN Last Eight Spots
CHAN 2018 Wrap 23 January 2018
Equatorial Guinea 1-3 Nigeria
Nigeria claimed top spot in a closely-contested group with a 3-1 win over Equatorial Guinea.
Secundino Salvador opened the scoring with a 40th minute header. However, Nigeria equalised through Anthony Okpotu in the 58th minute. Then, 11 minutes later, Ojo Ekundayo Solomon gave them the lead.
In the 83rd minute, Rabiu Ali scored from the penalty spot to put the cherry on top of the cake.
Rwanda 0-1 Libya
A late winner from Elmutasem Abushnaf snatched victory from the jaws of elimination for Libya.
Group C standings:
1. Nigeria, 7 Pts, +3 GD
2. Libya, 6 Pts, +3 GD
3. Rwanda, 4 Pts, 0 GD
4. Equatorial Guinea, 0 Pts, -6 GD