Nigeria secure third place

2014-02-01 20:39
Christian Obiozor (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - An 85th minute Chinonso Obiozor goal helped Nigeria beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in an ill-tempered African Nations Championship (Chan) third place playoff at the Cape Town Stadium, on Saturday evening.

Mambare was given his marching orders, while Agbim was able to take his place again after receiving medical attention.

From the very next play the Super Eagles were finally able to break the deadlock, when Obiozor clinically headed the ball home from eight yards out after an excellent cross from Christantus Ejike, the goal enough to seal a third place finish at the tournament.

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