CHAN 2018: Super Eagles' group foe hammered - FCNaija

Super Eagles By: Linus Onyeze | 10/01/2018

Rwanda, one of Nigeria’s group opponents at the CHAN tournament suffered a 4-1 defeat to Algeria in their second pre-tournament friendly fixture played at El Menzeh Stadium in Tunis, Tunisia on Wednesday.

Farouk Chafai scored a first half brace while goals from Abid Mohamed Lamine El Habib secured an emphatic win for Algeria. Mubumbyi Barnabe scored a consolation for the Amavubi in the 80th minute.

The Amavubi had on Sunday played out a 1-1 draw with Namibia in Sousse.

Rwanda will face Nigeria in their first group game on January 15 in Tangier before taking on Equatorial Guinea on the 19th and Libya on the 23rd.

The 2018 CHAN competition will run from January 13 to February 4.