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Nigeria Defeat Congo In Placement Match At Africa Handball Nations Cup

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Nigeria, Tuesday, dug really deep to defeat Congo 27-26 in a placement match at the Africa Men Handball Cup of Nations ongoing in Egypt.

The Golden Arrows started the match with a determined zealousness but fell short to an intelligent Congo side as they lost the first half 14-16.

In the second half, Coach Rafiu Salami tutored side matched up to the Congolese side and the match was end to end stuff till about 20 seconds to the end of the match when it was 26-26 before Nigeria, on a fast break, scored the penultimate goal to win the match 27-26.

Center back, Hakeem Salami was voted the man of the match.

Nigeria will now play Libya in another placement match on Wednesday, January 24th, 2024 at 7pm.

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