Monday, January 17

Afcon 2021: Eguavoen on how he applied ‘basketball tactics’ to stop Salah in Nigeria win

The Liverpool star struggled to make a mark against the Super Eagles in a Group D match played on Tuesday


Nigeria caretaker coach Augustine Eguavoen has revealed how his charges managed to stop Egypt dangerman captain Mohamed Salah from causing havoc in their recent 1-0 win in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) assignment.

The Super Eagles came into the match on Tuesday as underdogs, but a Kelechi Iheanacho strike decided the encounter. The Pharaohs had hoped their skipper would carry his club form to the national team, but he ended up struggling.

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