The non commencement of the Nigeria Premier Football League on Sunday, took its tool on the Home Based Eagles in Lome, Togo when they surrendered their early minute goal to lost scandously by four goals to one
The Nigerian Premier League which was supposed to begin today has been shifted indefinitely with no specific date in sight.
The players for the CHAN tournament are basically those plying their trade in their domestic league, but those in the Nigerian team has been inactive since the season ended in March. Only a handful of them that played in the U.23 team.
Ibrahim Sunusi put Nigeria ahead in the 8th minute, but the host drew parity in the 16th minute through Richard Nane.
On resumption of the second half, Richard Nane got a braise in the 67 minute, while Tchakei Marouf scored the third in the 75 minute.
Agoro Ashraf took the match beyond the Nigerians in 92 minutes. Leaving the final scores at 4-1. The Eagles will now hope to score three unreplied goals in a forthnight to progress to the next round of the tournament.
Other results are
Madagascar (1) Namibia (0)
Ethiopia (0) Rwanda (1
Zimbabwe (3) Lesotho (1)
Eswatini (0) Zambia (1)
CAR (0) DR Congo (2)
Niger (2) CIV (0)
Ghana (0) Burkina Faso (1)
Tanzania (0) Sudan (1)