CHAN 2018: Super Eagles Soar Into Quarter Final
The home-based Super Eagles team are through to the quarter finals of the ongoing African Nations Championships, CHAN taking place in Morocco.
They secured a 3-1 win over Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday night in Agadir.
Nsi Eyama gave Equatorial Guinea the lead in 40th minute and they held till the end of the first half.
In the second half, the Super Eagles stepped up their game and just before the hour-mark, Anthony Okpotu leveled scored for Nigeria to a stunning header off a cross from Osas Okoro.
Dayo Ojo put Nigeria in front in the 69th before Rabiu Ali sealed victory from the penalty spot in the 81st minute.
With the win, Nigeria finished as the top team in Group C with seven points from three games while Libya who secured a late win over Rwanda finished as runners up and also qualified for the quarter finals.