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#CHAN2018: Okpotu and Okechukwu send Eagles into semis

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Nigeria secured a place in the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship after Anthony Okpotu and Gabriel Okechukwu struck to seal a win 2-1 over Angola on Sunday.

After a pulsating 90 minutes in Tangier had ended 1-1, the Akwa United forward – on as a 59th minute substitute for Sunday Faleye – drove home a low cross outside the goal area 19 minutes into extra-time to hand Nigeria victory.

The Super Eagles will now face Sudan for a place in the final after dispatching a brave challenge from Palancas Negras, who got the curtain raiser

 

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