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Super Sand Eagles begin Beach Soccer AFCON with win over Egypt

The Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria started their 2016 CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 3-2 victory over Egypt at the Eko Atlantic Beach in Lagos.

Captain of the team, Isiaka Olawale, struck early in the game and Emeka Ogbonna scored a brace to secure the win for the two-time African champions on Tuesday.

Nigeria are second in the Group A table after matchday 1 as Ivory Coast occupy the top spot on goal difference having earlier defeated Ghana 5-0 before the Egypt victory.


Match Day 1 Results:

Tuesday, 13th November, 2016

Group A –

Ghana 0-5 Ivory Coast

Nigeria 3-2 Egypt

Group B –

Madagascar 9-5 Libya

Morocco 1-2 Senegal


Fixtures: Wednesday, 14th November 2016

16.15 – Libya v Morocco

17.30 – Egypt v Ghana

18.45 – Senegal v Madagascar

20.00 – Ivory Coast v Nigeria

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