Super Sand Eagles Lose Beach Soccer AFCON Final To Senegal

Super Sand Eagles Lose Beach Soccer AFCON Final To Senegal

Nigeria's Super Sand Eagles have been crushed by Senegal in the final of the Beach Soccer African Cup of Nations.

The Senegalese side won the match 6-1, following a more clinical performance than their first meeting with Nigeria at the start of the tournament.

Despite the second period ending at a decent 2-1, they went all fangs out in the third and final period to win 6-1.

Abu Azeez, who scored four in the 7-6 semi-final defeat of hosts Egypt, scored Nigeria’s only goal of the game.

He finished the tournament with eight goals while his total score for the Super Sand Eagles' hit 104.

As the second placed team, the Nigerian team qualified for the tournament in Paraguay.

Both Senegal and Nigeria will fly Africa's flag at the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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