Angola head coach, Pedro Goncalves was full of praises for the Super Eagles despite his side’s defeat to the three-time African champions.
The Palancas Negras of Angola fell to a 1-0 defeat against the Super Eagles in their quarter-final clash at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan on Friday night.
Atalanta winger Ademola Lookman was the hero for the Super Eagles, netting the winning goal for Jose Peseiro’s side four minutes before the break after he was superbly set up by Man of the Match Moses Simon.
Angola were outplayed by the Super Eagles, who could have scored more goals but for their poor marksmanship.
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Goncalves, who was magnanimous in defeat said the Super Eagles were more efficient than his side.
“I would like to congratulate the Nigerian team .They have a very strong team. Today we lost and Nigeria deserves the