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AAG Football: Nigeria, Senegal Draw 1-1

Posted: Sep 12, 2015 at 5:06 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

 

Nigeria’s Under-23 football team played out a 1-1 draw against Senegal in the Men’s football of the All Africa Games on Saturday, September 12, 2015.

The team, which has already qualified for the semi final of the tournament, ensured it maintained leadership of the group as substitute, Mustapha Abdullahi, fired a canon from inside 18-yard box in the concluding minutes of added time to secure a point for Samson Siasia’s team.

Nigeria will know its semi-final foes after games in Group A. Congo tops the group with six points from two games, while Burkina Faso and Sudan, which clash today, has three points each.

Ghana Black Meteors was defending champions, but the team has now been eliminated after the team finished bottom of Group B with a point from two matches.