Buhari congratulates CHAN Eagles for beating Angola



President Buhari
President Buhari congratulates CHAN Eagles after Angola’s defeat

By Ismaila Chafe

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their spectacular 2-1 win over Angola in 1 / 4 closing match performed on Sunday on the ongoing Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Morocco.

Buhari’s congratulatory message is contained in an announcement issued in Abuja on Sunday by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.

The presidential aide stated Buhari, who watched the match in his resort room in Addis Ababa after an extended day of conferences, which began at eight a.m. and ended at 5.30 p.m., wished them “the perfect for the upcoming matches’’.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stories that Nigeria’s home-based Eagles generally known as CHAN Eagles scaled by means of to semi-finals with the win over Angola.

Anthony Okpotu got here from behind on the 90th minute to maintain hope alive together with his equaliser, whereas Gabriel Okechukwu sealed the win at 109th minute. 

Nigeria will now play Sudan in a semifinal encounter in Marrakech on Wednesday for a closing ticket.

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