By James Agberebi:
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has sent his congratulatory message to the home-based Super Eagles who beat Benin Republic to the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) ticket on Saturday.
In the second leg of their 2018 CHAN qualifier played inside the Sani Abacha Stadium Kano, the home-based Super Eagles beat Benin Republic 2-0 and qualify 2-1 on aggregate.
A goal in each half from home boy, Kano Pillars’ star, Rabiu Ali and Kingsley Eduwo, were enough for the Eagles to book the Kenya 2018 ticket.
Ikechukwu Ezenwa stopped a second half penalty from Benin skipper Seibou Mama to keep the score at 2-0.
Reacting to the win, Adepoju who won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia wrote on his Twittr handle: “A big congratulations to the @NGSuperEagles for qualifying for the 2018 African Nations Championship in Kenya. Take a bow!”