Pretoria - Super Eagles played out a 1-1 draw with the Palancas
Negras in a friendly match on Wednesday at the Tuks University Stadium in
Both sides are using the friendly to prepare for the 2016
Championship for African Nations (CHAN) billed to kickoff in Rwanda later in
Angola had the chance to take the lead at the tail of the
first half but failed to convert a penalty in the 45th minute to ensure no goal
was scored going into the break.
Both teams continued to size eachother until the 84th minute
when Nigeria broke the deadlock through Batholomew Ibenegbu who scored from the
spot after Salawu was brought down in the penalty box.
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But the West Africans were unable to keep the scoreline as
they conceded with two minutes to regulation time through a header from a
corner-kick to end the tie at 1-1.
Nigeria next play Ivory Coast in another friendly in five
Super Eagles lineup
Vs Palancas Negras: Olufemi Thomas, Chris Madaki, Matthew Etim, Austin
Oboroakpo, Stephen Eze, Paul Onobi, Ifeanyi Mathew, Bartholomew Ibenegbu,
Ezekiel Bassey, Bright Onyedikachi, Prince Aggreh.For
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