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Nigeria set for Chan final win

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Gabriel Okechukwu scored the only goal of the game as Nigeria beat Sudan 1-0 in Marrakech on Wednesday to set up an African Nations Championship final showdown with Morocco.
This was a tempestuous affair, with the Eagles suffering an early setback when captain and Man of the Match in the quarter final - Ikechukwu Ezenwa - was replaced by Dele Ajiboye in the 12th minute after picking up an injury.
Ifeanyi Ifeanyi was sent off in the 58th minute for a second yellow, while Sudan were also reduced to 10 men before the end of the clash when Bachir Makki Bakri was dismissed three minutes from time.
Nigeria had required extra time to beat Angola in their quarter final in Tanger, but showed little sign of any fatigue as they took a 22nd-minute lead through Okechukwu.
The Akwa United man had been one of the heroes of that quarter-final triumph after coming on to net the extra-time winner, and his class in front of goal was evident here as he raced onto a pass from strike partner Anthony Okpotu and…
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