Nigeria retain Beach Soccer title

Posted: 17 December 2012 Time: 09:24 am

Nigeria's Beach Eagles staged a come from behind effort to retain the title they won last year, edging Portugal 8-7 in the Final of the 2012 Copa Lagos Beach Soccer tournament.

Portugal stormed to a 4-2 lead at the end of the first period, and by the start of the third period, were up 7-4.

But the defending champions rallied, led by inspirational skipper Isiaka Olawale and long-time goalkeeper Abdul Isa, who replaced the off-colour Olalekan Oladepo.

The Nigerian tied the game at 7-7 at the end of the third period, forcing an extra period, where they triumphed 8-7.

Article by: Colin Udoh

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Anonymous
posted: 07:04am 18/12/2012
Good for our country....At least goodnews yet again, before the AFCON.
Anonymous
posted: 10:59am 19/12/2012
Is that police man behind actually running with joy? heheheehe.... Naija police no go kill me oh
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