Nigeria lose 0-2 to Senegal on penalties
The Supersand Eagles of Nigeria, yesterday, lost 0-2 on penalties to Senegal, following a 4-4 stalemate after regulation and extra time at the CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt.
Nigeria, the two-time champions, took the fight to the four-time champions, Senegalese, who were up to the task and refused to bow to the firepower of the Supersand Eagles.
The 2016 Most Valuable Player of the CAF Beach Soccer AFCON, Emeka Ogbonna, was among the goal scorers for the Supersand Eagles, while Fayowole Egan-Osi scored one and Taiwo Adams had a brace.
The Nigerian team will today clash with Libya in their second group game by 12.15pm Nigeria time, while their last match will be tomorrow in a duel with Tanzania by 1.30pm Nigeria time.