Kogi United congratulates Ogundare after Penalty Heroics against Mali


Nigeria National League side Kogi United were full of praises for their Goalkeeper Detan Ogundare who was the hero yesterday as the Flying Eagles booked a final spot at the ongoing African games.

Ogundare saved four penalties in the 5-4 shoot out Victory proving to be Nigeria’s hero in the tension soaked encounter.


Kogi United tweeted, “Congratulations to our safest hand, Detan Ogundare for his heroics making Nigeria qualified for the final of #AfricanGames to beat Mali in the Men’s Football Semifinal today.

Detan saved four spot kicks as the Flying Eagles qualified 5-4 on penalties
Go for Gold.#UnitedWeWin”


Nigeria will take on Burkina Faso in the gold medal match, a repeat of Nigeria’s first group game at the ongoing African games.


The first game ended 1-1 when the two teams met in the group stage.


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