|Nigeria vs Niger | Monday, January 18, 2015|
The Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Mena of Niger will be chasing their first point at the on-going African Nations Championship (CHAN), when they lock horns today, January 18 at the Stade Régional Nyamirambo in Kigali, the Rwanda capital.
90+3′ GOAL! HAT-TRICK! Nigeria 4-1 Niger. Chikatara finally gets his hat-trick. Aggreh with the assist
89′ Again Chikatara fails to score from close range from Chima Akas’ cross.
84’Chikatara on a hat-trick dances inside his markers and shoots over
81′ GOAL! Nigeria 3-1 Niger #2016CHAN. In less than 40 seconds Chikatara restores Nigeria’s 2-goal lead from close range. Quick-fire!
80′ GOAL! Nigeria 2-1 Niger. Zakari Adebayor gives Niger a lifeline with a super finish.
74′ GOAL! Nigeria 2-0 Niger. Cracking finish by Chikatara. Okoro with the assist.
58′ Nigeria sub. Adeniji off, Chikatara on.
50′ Ibenegbu swings in a free kick. No Nigerian to connect it inside Niger’s box
46′ GOAL! Nigeria 1-0 Niger. 30 seconds into the restart. Osas Okoro scores from Adeniji’s assist.
46′ Niger get the second half underway
HT Nigeria 0-0 Niger
44′ Nigeria chance! Good cross by Etim. No Nigerian striker to turn it in, Niger clear
42′ Alio of Niger shoots straight at Ezenwa who gathers easily
40′ Superb defending by Kalu to stop Niger’s through-ball
17′ Nigeria sub. Alimi already on a yellow card is off. Orji Kalu Okagbue on
15′ Aggreh (Nigeria) off on his bike, turns his marker twice inside the box but his cross is saved by Alzouma in Niger’s goal
14′ Nigeria chance! Okoro scoops the ball wide after good work from Aggreh and Adeniji
10′ Nigeria’s Alimi is booked for a foul on Imarana
6′ Niger chance! Idrissa Garba’s effort is saved by Ezenwa
1′ Aggreh (Nigeria) turns and shoots. Too tame to worry Niger keeper.
0′ Game on in Kigali.
Welcome to SoccerNet Nigeria’s live coverage of the CHAN 2016 group stage match between Nigeria and Niger. We apologise for starting a bit late.