Abuja - The Nigerian Super Eagles on Tuesday lost all chances to participate in the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon.
A 65th minute goal from Ramadan Sobhy of Egypt stopped the Super Eagles from making it to the competition.
Nigeria needed an outright win from the second leg of the double header qualifying match after the team was held to a 1-1 draw in Kaduna on Friday.
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With this victory, Egypt is having a comfortable lead in Group G with 7 points, while the Nigerian team is in distance second position with 2 points.
Though Nigeria still has a game against Tanzania, the outcome will have no effect on Nigeria’s chances to qualify for the Nations Cup.
- News 24