Obafemi Martins Team Goes Through To Quarter Finals

January 29 14:41 2008 Print This Article

Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Benin at Essipong stadium, Sekondi has secured their hopes to get through from Africa Cup of Nations group B thanks to Ivory Coast who beats Mali 3-0.

Both Mali and Nigeria have four points after playing all three group games, but Nigeria gets through to the quarter finals in goal difference.

Mali scores 1 goal from their win against Benin and conceded 3 goals today. Mali’s game against Nigeria ended with a goalles draw.

Meanwhile, Nigeria with four points after the win today has scored 2 and conceded 1, so they have +1 goal difference. Nigeria’s goals came from John Obi Mikel and Yakubu.

Tomorrow, Habib Beye and Abdoulaye Faye have their own life and death match against South Africa.

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