The result put the country record at the competition at 100 hundred percent excellence, having all group opponents to reach the semi final stage.
Kano Pillars’ sharp shooter and Nigeria Premier League sharp leading goal scorer Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria the final ticket with a goal in the extra time after both sides settled for scoreless full regulation time.
To reach the semi final, the Daniel Amokachie-led boys came from a goal down at half time to beat Senegal 2-1 and confirm their place in the last four.
Ikechukwu Ibenegbu and Gbolahan Salami came on as substitutes to secured victory for Nigeria and a place in the semis.
The Eagles will face the winner of the second semi final between Ghana and Senegal tomorrow at the same venue.
The Black Stars of Ghana who crushed Burkina Faso 4-0 last Wednesday to also qualify for the semi final will be facing Nigeria for the sixth time in less than three years if they overpower the Teranga Lions in the last semi final match.
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