Olympic Eagles skipper Azubuike Okechukwu was a happy man after beating Sudan on Tuesday to advance to the finals of the 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The 22-year-old said victory was all that was over their mind in order to book their ticket to Egypt.
Imama Amapakabo ran riot with a 5-0 success at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, to qualify 5-1 on aggregate.
The third U23 AFCON is billed for Egypt in November.
The competition determines Africa’s representatives at the Japan Olympics 2020 men’s football event.
“We are delighted with the victory. We knew what we had to do today (Tuesday) and we knew we had to get over the line, the Istanbul Basaksehir midfielder told Futbalgalore.com.
Nigeria emerged as champions at the 2015 edition staged in Senegal, and went further winning a bronze medal at Rio Olympics.