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Nigeria’s Dream Team Whip Zambia 3-1 In Africa Cup Of Nation

Nigeria’s Under 23 national team defeated Zambian national team today, November 13 in the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Patson Daka opened scoring for the Zambian U23 national team just after 12 minutes of action when he received a superb pass from Emmanuel Banda.
But Montreal impact forward, Orji Okwonkwo restored parity for the Dream Team in the 16th minute as the defending champions hope to clinch their first win of the tournament.
Both teams continued to mount pressure on either side as they search for more goals but all their efforts failed to find target for the rest of the first half.
Nigeria took the lead for the first in the game through a stunning freekick from Huesca midfielder Kelechi Nwakali in the 65th minute of the encounter.
His effort saw Imama Amapakabo’s side maintain leadership for the remainder of the encounter as they got their chances of qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games back on track.
Taiwo Awoniyi finally got his name on the scores sheet in the extra minutes of the meeting to give his side a convincing win ahead of their last group game.
Meanwhile, Nigeria will have to beat South Africa in their next game on Friday to stand a chance of progressing through to the next phase of the championship.

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