Championship (CHAN) performed on the Agege Stadium, Lagos State, yesterday. CHAN Eagles received 2-0, however didn’t qualify for CHAN holding in Cameroon PHOTO: FEMI-ADEBESIN KUTI Despite their 2-Zero defeat of the Sparrow Hawks of Togo, yesterday, on the Agege Stadium, Lagos State, the home-based Super Eagles, capped their woeful marketing campaign with failure to qualify for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) slated for Cameroon.
Even with their second leg victory, the Super Eagles Team B had been incapable of turning the desk in opposition to the Togolese, thereby ending their journey with an excruciating 3-Four mixture.
This is the primary time since 2014 that Nigeria is not going to be collaborating within the competitors. It can also be the third time within the competitors’s historical past that the Eagles is not going to be a part of the competitors, which was created for Africa-based gamers.
A brace by Lobi Stars of Makurdi’s striker, Sikiru Alimi in every half of the match (ninth and 62nd minutes) did little to restore the harm inflicted by their Togolese counterparts’ 4-1 defeat, within the first leg of the qualifier, in Lome.
After Alimi’s 19th minute aim, he once more went near scoring his second aim to double the lead, however the Togolese goalkeeper, Abdoul-Moubarak Aigba was equal to the duty.
The Nigerian hazard man, who was a torn within the flesh of the Togolese defenders had one other aim try, which was once more contained by the Hawks’ goalkeeper.
A free-kick try within the 39th minute by Ndifreke Effiong, exterior the 18th yard field was wasted by the Eagles, whereas a header by Mohammed Sunusi through a throw-in by Daniel James, within the 45th minute was additionally wasted earlier than the tip of the primary half.
However, within the 62nd Alimi struck once more for the Eagles, however the tally was not sufficient to see the nation via.