Nigeria’s Super Eagles B lost 2-3 on a penalties to Cape Verde, after regulation time end 1-1 in their classification game of the WAFU Cup of Nations on Saturday.
The Eagles failed to win a game in the competition having lost 2-1 to Togo in their opening game.
Sikiru Alimi scored in the second-half (64′), in what was a cagey match up, but the Island Nation responded, and leveled up in the 87th minute.
After the final whistle, the sides couldn’t be separated and the match went into shootouts.
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Eagles failed to convert three of their kicks and have been eliminated from the competition.
Cape Verde progress to the semi-final of the plate competition and will next face the winner between Liberia and Niger.