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As it happened: Super Eagles crash out of CHAN after Guinea loss

26 January 2016, 14:40Israel Ojoko

Ribavu - Super Eagles have crashed out of the 2016 African Nations Championship following a 1-0 loss to Guinea in the final Group C game played on Tuesday.

Nigeria crashed out after finishing third in Group C, no thanks to Tunisia’s 5-0 win over Niger in the other game that was going on simultaneously.  

Ibrahima Sankhon’s goal at the stroke of half time was all Guinea needed to qualify for the quarter final.

Tunisia finished top of Group C with superior goal difference after they finished on five points alongside Guinea.

FT: Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

90' + Tunisia now lead Niger 5-0

90' Four minutes added time

88' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

85' Onyeakachi's great effort was parried away by Guinea GK AS Osas' shot went far wide

81' Tunisia score another, now leading 4-0 against Niger

80' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

78' Tunisia is now leading Niger 3-0

78' Guinea's Camara A. booked for rough tackle

77' Batore takes the free kick for Nigeria and it goes over the bar

75' Nigeria win a free kick close to the box as Osas Okoro bags a yellow card

70' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

60' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

58' Nigeria now under pressure to equalise, as losing this game will see them crash out of the tournament.

57' Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

56' Guines sub: Mouste comes on for Daouda Camara

46' Second half gets underway as Paul Onobi goes off for Chisom Chikatara

SANKHON scored for Guinea at the stroke of half time

HT: Guinea 1-0 Nigeria

44' GOAL! Guinea take the lead

40' Tunisia have gone 2-0 up against Niger

30' Guinea 0-0 Nigeria

29' Nigeria's Austin Oboroapo bags a yellow card as Bangourra comes in for Camara

26' Ref could not see a handball by a Nigerian defender inside the box. No penalty awarded to Guinea

22' Free kick blocked by Guinea defense wall

20' Leo Camara bags the first yellow card for a rough tackle on a Nigerian player. Free kick awarded at the edge of the box again

19' Free kick gone over the bar

17' Nigeria win a free kick just at the edge of the box

14' Guinea have proved the better side so far

10' Guinea 0-0 Nigeria

8' in the other game going on simultaneously, Tunisia is now leading Niger 1-0

6' Guinea win first corner, but well defended

5' Both sides trying to find their rythm

1' Game kicked off

Both teams file out on the pitch for national anthems.

Game kicks off in 10 minutes.

Super Eagles play Guinea for a quarter final ticket at the 2016 African Nations Championship in Rwanda.

Date: February 26, 2016

Kickoff: 3pm Nigeria time

Venue: Rubavu stadium

- News24


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