Nigeria battles Mali in CHAN debut

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Nigeria will this evening take on  Mali in the 2nd game of the African Nations Championship holding in South Africa.

The match will be played at the Cape Town Stadium and sees two ‘Eagles’ of Africa battle each other.

Mali will be making her 2nd appearance in the Championships and  have an opportunity to avenge their 4-1 embarrassment in the hands of the Nigerians the last time both sides met in an Africa Nations Cup Semi final game.A competition the Nigerians went ahead to win.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria is making a debut appearance after two failed attempts and expect to continue from where they left of in the 2013 AFCON.

Although without the services of most of the players that qualified them for the competition,the African champions are still considered by many as favorites to win the championship.
Kick off time is 8 pm Nigerian time.

As at the time of filling in this report,host South Africa were 2-1 up against  Mozambique after 60 minutes in the opening game of the championships.