AFCON UNDER 23 QUALIFIERS: LIBYA BEAT DREAM TEAM 2-0 IN TUNISIA

Written by on March 21, 2019

Nigeria’s under 23 football team, yesterday in Tunis lost the first leg of their two legged AFCON Under 23 Nations cup qualifier 2-0 to their Libyan counterparts.

Reports say the young Libyans shot into the lead in the first 45 minutes while holding tenaciously to their lead as the Dream Team concentrated mainly on midfield play while finding it difficult to penetrate into the vital arrears of their opponents.

Meanwhile, Goalkeeper Adamu Abubakar was sent off the field after bagging a red card for handling the ball outside his area.

The U-23 team captain, Azubuike Okechukwu, in an interview, said the team will now need to dig deep to give an impressive performance when they file out for the second leg on Monday 25th match at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.


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