Versatile Nigeria U-20 midfield star, Ifeanyi Matthew netted the only goal as the home-based Eagles team defeated their Ivorian counterparts by a lone goal in a test match played in Pretoria, South Africa Monday afternoon
The Super Eagles ‘B’ team who are keen for a fine show at the African Nations Championships, CHAN showed great improvement as they battled their West African rivals who are also heading to Rwanda to hunt for glory.
Ifeanyi Matthew proved to be the difference between the two teams at the Tuks Stadium, Pretoria scoring a neatly taken goal just before half time.
Before today’s win, the CHAN Eagles had played out a 1-1 draw with Angola, while they whipped PSL side AmaTuks in their first outing in their training camp.
The Eagles will depart South Africa for Rwanda on Friday, January 15.