It was a memorable day for Nigeria at the ongoing U20 Africa Cup of Nations as they surprisingly beat Algeria 25-22 in their fourth game on Monday, taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco. www.aclsports.com reports.
Nigeria were not given a chance against the fast North African before the game but the players took to the court and disappointed the fans of the Algerian national team.
The players got encouragement from the head coach, Fidelis Obi and Assistant coach Agboola Shittu’s instructions which were followed to the last letter by the players.
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With this result, Nigeria still stands a chance of qualifying through to the IHF Men’s Youth and Junior World Championships next year.
Ealier, Tunisia whitewashed Guinea 48-22 in the first game of the day at the Nations Cup.
Nigeria plays Guinea on Wednesday by 3pm and Angola on Thursday by 3pm
Nigeria have won two matches and also lost two matches in the Nations Cup