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Nigeria & Libya Book CHAN Last Eight Spots

CHAN 2018 Wrap 23 January 2018

By SL International - Jan 23, 2018 11:01 PM
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

 


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