Rwanda overtake Nigeria as Equatorial Guinea Crash Out of CHAN 2018

Rwanda overtake Nigeria as Equatorial Guinea Crash Out of CHAN 2018

Midfielder Thierry Manzi’s glancing header on 66 minutes was enough for Rwanda to secure victory over Equatorial Guinea in Group C in Tangiers.

The victory places Amavubi at the top of Group C with Nigeria who earlier edged Libya 1-0 on four points each.

The defeat knocks out Equatorial Guinea after they went down heavily against Libya in their first outing while Rwanda, Nigeria and Libya all have a chance of making the last eight.


Speaking after the match Rwanda Head Coach Antoine Hey said,”We are very happy for this victory. I thank my players for this victory, after the draw against Nigeria. We did not have a good match. We were too hesitant.

“I feel that there is an improvement in the team’s performance. Equatorial Guinea created a lot of problems for us, especially on counter attacks.

“The result of the match Libya-Nigeria suits us. We will approach the match of Libya with the same determination.”

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