By Adeboye Amosu:
Nigeria forward, Gabriel Okechukwu, has been named the Man Of The Match (MOTM) in the home-based Super Eagles’ 1-0 semi-final win against Sudan at the 2018 African Nations Championship on Wednesday night, reports Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN)
Okechukwu scored the winning goal in the encounter and was impressive all through.
The Akwa United striker was handed his first start of the competition after scoring the winning goal in Nigeria’s 2-1 win against Angola in the quarter-finals.
Nigeria players won the Man Of The Match award in their three previous games before the encounter against the Desert Hawks of Sudan.
Stephen Eze picked the prize against Libya, while Dayo Ojo got the award in their last group game against Equatorial Guinea.
Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa who went off injured in the game against Sudan won the award against Angola.