Stanbic IBTC Insurance covers Super Eagles as Nigeria commences AFCON battle

By Arogbonlo Israel

It’s a good start for the Super Eagles of Nigeria as they defeated the Pharaohs of Egypt, the seven-time champions 1-0, in an opening group B game.

Egypt just about edged Nigeria on possession until half an hour into the match — when a great opportunistic Iheanacho put Nigeria ahead.

They never looked back after that, making repeated fast-paced runs and running Egypt scared. The great star on the pitch this evening, Liverpool’s Mo Salah, barely got a chance to score, as his Egypt teammates did not give him the service he is used to at his club.

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