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Super Eagles Beat Tanzania 1-0 At Godswill Akpabio International Stadium In Uyo Today

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September 3, 2016 – Super Eagles Beat Tanzania 1-0 At Godswill Akpabio International Stadium In Uyo Today

The Manchester City young sensation’s brilliant strike handed coach Gernot Rohr a winning start in charge of the Super Eagles on Saturday in Uyo

Nigeria claimed the first win of his tenure on Tuesday as they saw off Tanzania in a 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.

Kelechi Iheanacho’s lone strike was all new coach Gernot Rohr needed to record a hard fought winning start in charge of the Super Eagles in a dead rubber encounter on Saturday in Uyo.

In a surprise fashion, the visitors posted some troubling threats inside the hosts’ half in the opening five minutes, but Rohr’s team reclaimed possession with Odion Ighalo’s effort gone wide.

The Eagles kept their composure as well as dominance, and Victor Moses’ free kick went inches wide, but Charles Mkwasa’s men were collectively bright to severally stop the Nigeria attacks.

The visitors had an appeal for penalty waved after keyman Mbwana Samatta troubled the Eagles’ defence before Mikel’s close header went for a corner.

Earlier, Ighalo failed to make his effort count yet again before Moses fired wide after he was beautifully set up by Mikel’s amazing pass as agitated fans were made to wait.

Nigeria kept up their impressive runs in search for an opener against a disciplined visitors as keeper Deogratius Munish stopped immaculate Iheanacho ‘s effort on the brink of half time.

The Super Eagles resumed the other half, with intense pressure for goal against the Tanzanian backline with Ighalo and Musa efforts failing to reach the back of the net.

The visitors, equally had moment in attack as they tried to ease off pressure against Nigerian through danger man Samatta.

Until Iheanacho ‘s struck from 25 yards out to beat Tanzania keeper Munish, and his brilliant strike in the 78th minute that handed Nigeria the vital victory.

Despite already missing the tournament at the expense of already through Group G leaders Egypt, Nigeria finally settled for the second spot ahead of visitors Tanzania.




  1. Big Aunty Koks

    September 3, 2016 at 7:42 PM

    Well done Super Eagles !

  2. fifelomo

    September 3, 2016 at 7:47 PM

    Better than nothing.

  3. huchennar

    September 3, 2016 at 9:01 PM

    @fifelomo it is as good as nothing. the only one who benefits from this victory is the new german coach at least a winning start… Nigeria is out already they only have to play this in order to escape ban..


  4. buzu-k

    September 3, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    abeg one goal is not enough, we need more goals…make una sign mercy johnson’s husband to come give goals for u bcus he sabi score goal,if u think say na lie ask mercy johnson three children in three yrs.wonderful!

  5. D Hunter

    September 4, 2016 at 7:22 AM

    Lots of laughs @ buzu-k.
    Kinda agree with you. Wonder how many kids he had with his legally married wife before this igbirra cow snatched him from his wife.

    I want you to also know that the whole idea about the quick kids are all Mercy‘s.

    Still strolling…

  6. Maryf

    September 4, 2016 at 4:03 PM

    That’s nice. Congrats to super super eagles

  7. sola olaniyi

    September 5, 2016 at 1:45 PM

    good for them

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