coach of Sudan, Logarusic Hrvatsko,
has hailed the Super Eagles goalkeeper,
Dele Ajiboye for taking Nigeria to the final
of the African Nations Championship in
Hrvatsko opined that Ajiboye was the
man of the match.
The home-based Eagles defeated Sudan
1-0 on Wednesday, thanks to Gabriel
Okechukwu’s first-half striker, to book a
place in the final.
But the Sudanese coach said, “Ajiboye
was the one that took them to the final. He
gave to them a nice confidence and when
the needed help in the goal, he was the
one that helped.
“He played the game well and he is the
man of the match for me. What I realised
when he was coming was that he was a
cool guy, though he looked a bit older.
“I say congratulations to the Nigerian
team but you know sometimes in football,
you don’t deserve to lose but you lose the
“While sometimes you don’t deserve to
win but you win the game but today at
the end Nigeria put the ball in the net to
score and they defended well.
“But we were dangerous on the counterattack
but what is important for me with
the Sudan national team is that they are
showing progress and they are playing
Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic
has joined Anderlecht on loan for the rest
of the season, the English club said on
Twitter on Wednesday.
Markovic has not featured for Liverpool
this season and had also been linked
with a loan move to Premier League side
Swansea City.
The Serbia international joined
Liverpool in 2014 and has made 34
appearances for the club, scoring three
He has previously spent time on loan
with Fenerbahce, Sporting Lisbon and
Hull City.
some nice football.
“Also now like I said before, the boys
can compete against any country in
Africa. Today we played against Nigeria
and I think we produced a good game
which is good for Africa.”
Nigeria is set to face Morocco in the
final of the tournament on Sunday.

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