Home Eagles qualify for CHAN with 2-0 victory

Super Eagles training

Super Eagles during a training session

Super Eagles during a training session

Nigeria defeat Benin 2-0 and qualify for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship to be hosted by Kenya.

The fans at the Sani Abacha Stadium, where the game was played were over-joyous with the victory.

The Home Super Eagles had lost 1-0 to Benin Republic in the first leg played last week in Benin.

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Rabiu Ibrahim scored the first goal for  Nigeria in the 20th minute of the game.

The Benin side got a lifeline when they won a penalty but Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa dived in the right direction and made sure the score remained unchanged.