SAL 2019: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles destroy Djibouti 29-2, will face Nemesis Senegal next


Nigeria jumped to the summit of group B at the African Beach Games following Thursday’s 29-2 victory over Djibouti.

The Sand Eagles leapfrogged current African champions, Senegal who also won their second group game and handed Kenya another whopping.



Senegal’s 11-0 victory over the East Africans meant they totaled 24 goals; 17 less than Nigeria over two games played.


However, for the Eagles they have conceded 6 goals while Senegal are the only team yet to be breached.


Next up in group B is a top of the table clash between Senegal and Nigeria Today at the Santa Maria Beach Park.


Since 2007, the two have clashed 8 times – in the African Nations Championships – but Senegal have enjoyed dominance over their West African neighbours, winning the last five meetings between them.


Nigeria last defeated Senegal in the 2009 final of the Beach Soccer Cup of Nations.


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