CHAN 2018: Buhari congratulates Super Eagles for victory over Angola

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on the spectacular 2-1 win over Angola in Championship of African Nations (CHAN) quarter finals in Morocco.

Buhari’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Sunday.

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The presidential aide said Buhari, who watched the match in his hotel room in Addis Ababa after a long day of meetings, which started at 8 a.m and ended at 5.30 p.m, wished them “the very best for the upcoming matches’’.
Nigeria’s home based Eagles known as CHAN Eagles scaled through to semi-finals after beating Angola 2-1.

Anthony Okpotu came from behind at the 90th minute to keep hope alive with his equaliser, while Gabriel Okechukwu sealed the win at 109th minute.