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Can Super Eagles Win African Nations Championship?

Senator Bukola Saraki and others watching the Super Eagles Russia 2018 Qualifying Match in UyoThe Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday, February 4 take on Morocco in the final of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

The Eagles sealed their passage to the final with a 1 – 0 victory of Sudan in the semifinal of the CHAN.
The victory earned Nigeria a showdown against hosts and tournament favourites Morocco who defeated Libya 3 – 1 in their semifinal fixture.

The Super Eagles started their campaign with a goalless draw their opening match against Rwanda, before a 1 – 0 victory over Libya in their second game. and secured their passage to the next round after defeating Equatorial Guinea 3 – 1.

The Eagles went on to defeat Angola 2 – 1 in the quarterfinal, before their semifinal with Sudan.

Nigeria and Morocco have not played in the CHAN final before, Nigeria’s best finish was when Stephen Keshi led the Super Eagles to a third place finish at the 2014 edition of the tournament.


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