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AFCON 2021: Sudan Coach Reveals Plot Against Super Eagles

Nigeria has a good record against the Sudanese with five wins in their last six meetings

Still smarting from his side’s goalless draw with Guinea Bissau on Tuesday night, Sudan manager, Burhan Tia is already growing grey hairs over the tough hurdles that await his team when they face group leader, Nigeria on Saturday

Coach Austin Eguavoen dug deeply into his tactical book of tricks and came out with a formation that neutralized Mo Sallah and confined The Pharaohs of Egypt’s first defeat to Nigeria in more than a decade.

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That sterling performance is already sending jitters down the spine of Burhan who watched helplessly as Sudan shared the spoils with Guinea Bissau in Group D’s second match played at the Roumde Adjia stadium, Garoua on Tuesday.

Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho fired a canon beyond the reach of Egyptian goalkeeper El Shenarwi in the 30th minute to ensure Super Eagles smiled back to their Ribadou nest has with three points.

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Burhan was asked if he stands a chance of picking favourable results against Nigeria, but the experienced tactician admitted that the road ahead will be bumpy considering the pedigree of Super Eagles and Egypt players.

“It will not be easy, as well as facing Egypt, but these are matches that we have put in our minds and our program before the tournament,” he said In an exclusive chat with Filgoal on Tuesday night,

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Nigeria has a good record against the Sudanese with five wins in their last six meetings, and Super Eagles will be looking forward to extending their dominance over coach Burhan’s men when they meet in matchday two clashes on Saturday.

Nigeria will secure a smooth passage to the knockout stage if Eguavoen’s men repeat the feat that saw them overpower Egypt on Tuesday.

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