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Home-based Eagles beat Junior Pillars 3-1‎ in friendly‎

Home- based Super Eagles, on Friday in Kano whipped Junior Kano Pillars 3-1 in a friendly match.

The match was played at the Sani Abacha Stadium before a handful of spectators.

‎Mathias Samuel put the home-based Eagles ahead before Kano Pillars Feeders leveled up.

Ibrahim Alhassan restored the lead minutes later and he increased the tally to make the third goal for the Eagles.

Shortly after the match, Salisu Yusuf, the Coach of Super Eagles, said his players’ performance was inspiring and‎ commendable.

He expressed confident that his players would perform well in the qualifiers and qualify for CHAN 2018 in Kenya.

“The performance was commendable and we hope to make it to the finals in Kenya,” he said.‎
‎He said that the players went on break to play for their various clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League at the weekend.‎

The home-based Eagles are camping ahead of the 2018 CHAN qualifiers.

The first leg of the qualifier against Benin Republic in Cotonou comes up on Aug.  13, and the reverse fixture holds less than a week later in Nigeria.‎

‎The team is being handled by assistant coaches Salisu Yusuf and Imam Amakapabo. (NAN)‎

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