Nigeria Lose Third Match Against Morocco In Handball AFCON

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Nigeria men's handball team on Monday lost 25-20 to Morocco in their fourth game at the on-going 22nd edition of the Men's Handball African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The defeat was Nigeria's third in the championship, after losing to Cameroon and Egypt in their first two games.
Their only win so far was against Gabon, which they narrowly won 31-30.
Nigeria will take on Algeria in their last group game, and must emerge victorious to advance to the quarter finals.
Meanwhile, Egypt, Algria and Morocco have booked a place in he knockout stage.
In another development, Nigeria's Chisom Chikatara is doubtful for his side's decisive African Nations Championship Group C fixture against Guinea on Tuesday
Chikatara, Completesportsnigeria.com learnt, sustained a groin injury in the Home Eagles' 1-1 draw against Tunisia on Friday and will face a late fitness test to determine if he is fit enough to take part in the game.
The Abia Warriors forward has already scored four goals in the competition for Nigeria and his absence could see Tunde Adeniji return to the side.
Chikatara scored a hat-trick after coming on as a substitute in Nigeria's 4-1 win against Niger and also scored the only goal against Tunisia in their at group game. Nigeria need to a draw to move to the quater-finals.

 

Posted on January, 25 2016

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