Hosts Benin snatch late win against Nigeria in CHAN 2018 playoff

14 Août, 2017, 02:24 | Author: Claudine Rigal
  • Former Nigerian International Garba Lawal

The Squirrels of Benin Republic on Sunday defeated Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles 1-0 in a CHAN-qualifier.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Zone B first-leg encounter took place at the Stade de l'Amitié in the country's capital city, Cotonou.

The Squirrels carved out the Eagles with a number of chances in the first half; the cross bar coming to the rescue on one occasion.

The home side dictated the pace of the game from the blast of the whistle but it wasn't until the 29th minute when they came close to scoring.

That gifted Benin Republic a late penalty which they converted to beat Nigeria by a lone goal in the first leg clash.

Andrew Luck 'Could' Start Colts' Season Opener vs. Rams, Says Jim Irsay
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, speaking with the press following the team's first preseason game, admitted as much. Center Ryan Kelly is out for a couple more weeks at least, and without him that line was terrible on Sunday.


HSN, Inc. (HSNI) Shares Sold by Bank of America Corp DE
Zacks Investment Research downgraded HSN from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of HSN from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd.


Chelsea Manning pose pour Vogue, en maillot de bain sur la plage
Fais, dis et sois qui tu es réellement, parce que quoi qu'il arrive, tu es aimé inconditionnellement. "Un amour inconditionnel. J'ai ces valeurs dans lesquelles je me retrouve: la responsabilité et la compassion.


The victor between Nigeria and Benin Republic will qualify automatically for the 2018 CHAN in Kenya.

The Eagles have been camping in Kano ahead of the tie and will host Benin Republic in the reverse fixture next week at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.

Benin also had a chance of their own in the 84th minute but goalkeeper Okechukwu Ezenwa did well to save a low shot as the hosts began to pour forward in search of a goal.

The 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) will hold between January 11 to February 2 in Kenya.

Conseillé:

  • 'Annabelle: Creation' Conjures Surprise $35 Million at Box Office

    'Annabelle: Creation' Conjures Surprise $35 Million at Box Office

    In third place is the animated sequel to The Nut Job , titled The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature , grossing a low $8.9 million. Instead, " Creation " has almost matched the opening results of the first " Annabelle ", which made $37.1 million in 2014.

    Belden Inc (NYSE:BDC) Shares Bought by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

    Legato Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Belden during the second quarter worth approximately $543,000. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Belden from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th.
    3 things to expect from Chargers preseason game vs. Seahawks

    3 things to expect from Chargers preseason game vs. Seahawks

    The Seahawks hope running back Eddie Lacy will help them revive what was a mediocre running game in 2016. This will be the first chance to see the team's rookies and free-agent acquisitions in action.
  • Media, Dems, Career Pols, All Enemies

    Media, Dems, Career Pols, All Enemies

    There's a new Trump campaign ad out today that calls out "the President's enemies" in both the media and Congress. In a statement, Trump's campaign said the ad will air on cable news shows and the Internet.
    Fireworks light up Moscow sky as Intl Army Games conclude

    Fireworks light up Moscow sky as Intl Army Games conclude

    Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. India was among 19 countries, including China, which participated in the high profile event.
    Kerry Hyder leaves game with lower leg injury

    Kerry Hyder leaves game with lower leg injury

    It was hard to tell what happened to Hyder on the play but some are speculating it could be an Achilles injury. As he was getting on the cart, he didn't look like he could put any weight on his leg.
  • Dive operation underway at site of Donegal sea search

    Dive operation underway at site of Donegal sea search

    The Coast Guard were alerted yesterday afternoon and launched a search operation along with the Lough Swilly RNLI lifeboat. The Sligo-based 118 helicopter, Lough Swilly Lifeboat and up to four local boats are involved in the search.
    Central Intelligence Agency  chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again

    Central Intelligence Agency chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again

    Friday: The US president warns that military solutions are "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely". Us has sponsored over the Pyongyang nuclear missile weapon programs by Changing the new economic sanction.
    Illegal immigrants found locked in hot trailer in Edinburg, Texas

    Illegal immigrants found locked in hot trailer in Edinburg, Texas

    Police say the owner of the trailer is from Cuba, and the immigrants inside were from Romania, Guatemala and Mexico. Officials said they knocked on the trailer and heard knocking from the other side, according to an NBC affiliate.
  • Landes: appel à témoins pour retrouver une jeune femme

    Landes: appel à témoins pour retrouver une jeune femme

    Elle porte un jean bleu clair troué au niveau des cuisses, une veste à capuche grise et des baskets aux pieds . La gendarmerie des Landes a ainsi lancé ce dimanche 13 août 2017 un appel à témoin sur son compte Facebook.
    800m : la Sud-Africaine Caster Semenya retrouve son titre mondial

    800m : la Sud-Africaine Caster Semenya retrouve son titre mondial

    La double championne olympique a entamé la dernière ligne droite en position idéale. Niyonsaba a emmené la course sur des bases rapides.
    Thomas Rhett's Baby Girl Has Arrived!

    Thomas Rhett's Baby Girl Has Arrived!

    Akins also took to social media to talk about her hard labor but claimed the baby is worth it as she can't take her cuteness. Despite having to deal with future boyfriends, it's all worth it, and he wants to give the girls a lot of love!


Populaire

Khloe Kardashian reveals that she was body shamed by a teacher
We are family by blood, but we're friends by choice. "My family is the best". And I love that everything we do is as a union", Kardashian said .

Vehicle Killing During Far-Right Rally in Charlottesville to be Homicide
Moments later, "We heard a auto going incredibly fast down the road and saw it plow into the crowd, and then it reversed back". Mahony said he was thinking, "This is clearly like a terrorist incident'".

S&P closes barely lower despite N. Korea tensions
Traders said hedge funds had cut leveraged bets against the franc, prompted in part by worries about increased U.S. The MSCI World index slipped 0.15%, extending Thursday's 1.1% drop, its biggest one-day slide since May 17.

Suffit-il d'ignorer la Corée du Nord pour qu'elle disparaisse ?
Depuis le début du mois d'août, le président américain se targue de recourir à la force si la Corée du Nord continue ses provocations.

Rod Pampling does a 'Happy Gilmore' at the PGA Championship
Graham DeLaet gave everyone a show at the US PGA Championship as he went on a remarkable run on the back nine. Quail Hollow, so frightening on Thursday and the early part of Friday, suddenly looked vulnerable.

Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Snap Inc. (SNAP)
Drexel Hamilton reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of Snap in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. raised its position in Snap by 654.0% in the second quarter.

Illinois Senate overrides Rauner's veto of school funding bill
Andy Manar, the Bunker Hill Democrat who sponsored Senate Bill 1 , called on Rauner to reach a compromise. Instead, he said the plan would hurt school districts throughout the state.

Manchester United v West Ham United - Barclays Premier League begins
Jose Mourinho has won nine league games against West Ham; more than he has against any other opponent in his managerial career . There were plenty of positives for the United manager. "It's always important", said Mourinho when asked about Lukaku's debut .

Neymar scores on PSG debut
Neymar celebrated his Paris Saint-Germain debut in style with a goal and an assist for Edinson Cavani in a 3-0 win over Guingamp .

Chelsea, Thanks For Nemanja Matic, Wonderful Gesture - Former Manchester United Star
Jack Chesterman wrote that he "couldn't believe Chelsea let Matic come to United" and that he was "bossing it so far". I want to play West Ham - a hard match - then go to Swansea for another hard match.