CHAN 2018: Okpotu scores as Eagles soar into semi final - FCNaija

Super Eagles By: Ayodeji Tunde | 28/01/2018

The Super Eagles have qualified for the semi-final at the ongoing African Nations Championship, CHAN tournament in Morocco.

The Coach Salisu Yusuf tutored side came from a goal down to secure a dramatic 2-1 win over Angola on Sunday night in Tanger.

After a barren first half in which both sides missed glorious chances, the Angola team went in front through Va in the 55th minute.

While all hopes were initially lost about Nigeria progressing Anthony Okpotu who had lost many chances eariler in the game popped up with a very late equalizer in the 91st minute.

With the game stretching into extra time, Gabriel Okechukwu Nigeria's passage into the last four with his well taken goal.

Despite fierce attempts by Angola to force the game to penalties, the home base team held tennaciouly to their slim lead as they became the third team to qualify for the semi final where they will face Sudan.