CHAN Qualifier: Eagles lost 1-0 Benin Republic

Former Nigerian International Garba Lawal

Former Nigerian International Garba Lawal

The only goal of the game through a spot kick in the 90th minute after Aremu lost the ball in the box and committed a foul in a bid to win it back.

The Squirrels carved out the Eagles with a number of chances in the first half; the cross bar coming to the rescue on one occasion.

An 89th minute penalty converted by Beninoise skipper, Seibou Mama sealed the first leg win 1 - 0 for the Beninoise team.

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The Beninoise began the game stronger.

Nigeria showed a lot more after the interval as they brought on NPFL hotshot Stephen Odey for Thomas Zenke and Alhassan Ibrahim replaced Rabiu Ali before the hour mark.

Hosts Benin pipped CHAN Eagles courtesy of a late penalty goal in a final playoff for next year's CHAN in Kenya.

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On Friday, the Trump wrote : "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". North Korea has been flexing its military might in recent weeks and months with missile tests to the chagrin of the US.

The second leg comes up at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on August 19.

Olatunbosun came close to giving Nigeria the lead in the 65 minute.

Captain/goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa pulled a good save for Nigeria before the Squirrels were awarded a penalty in the 88th minute.

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Sources familiar with the operation said state police were filming the Charlottesville protests from the helicopter. He graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in August 2004 as a member of the 107th Basic Session.

It will be the 5th edition of the African Nations Championship, a biennial football tournament organised by the African Football Confederation (CAF) and exclusively featuring players from the respective national leagues.

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