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Gallant Nigeria Lose First Match To Angola At Africa Handball Nations Cup In Egypt

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Nigeria began their Africa Handball Nations Cup campaign on a losing note as they gallantly lost to Angola 26-24 on match day 1 of the championship.

The young Golden Arrows of Nigeria side led by Coach Rafiu Salami logged horns against the Angolans, throwing everything into the match which was a close affair between the two side with ensured that the first half ended 13-11 in favour of Angola.

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The second half was same as the first period with Nigeria going even more stronger even to the point of leading at some point in the match but they met a resilient Angola team who edge them with vital advantage from the 7 meters to win 26-24.

Thus Nigeria lost their first match to Angola 26-24. They will play Tunisia in their next match on Friday at 7pm. Tunisia, earlier on, earn a strong and very comfortable 59-18 victory over Kenya.

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