Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles have qualified for the final of the ongoing Beach Soccer African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
A 7-6 victory over the host nation sealed a spot for the Nigerian team at the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
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The first period saw Egypt trail by a goal as it ended 2-1 in favour of Nigeria.
At the end of the second period, the Eagles were leading by four goals to three.
The keenly-contested game saw Nigeria pip Egypt 7-6 at the end of the third period.
The Super Sand Eagles will take on the winner of the second semi-final match between Senegal and Morocco during Friday’s final.
Nigeria came close to reaching the semi-final of the Beach Soccer World Cup seven years ago. The 2019 edition will take place in Paraguay.