Nigeria started their 2022 Africa Males Handball Senior Championship with a 30-18 defeat to Tunisia.
The Golden Arrows stood toe to toe within the first half towards the document Africa Champion to play thrilling handball within the first half which ended 14-13 to the delight of the followers.
However then Nigeria dropped the magic of the primary half and made a number of errors and turnovers within the second half which ensured that the Tunisians punish them with an emphatic 30-18 victory.
Coach Rafiu Salami stated his workforce didn’t take their probabilities and allowed incessant turnovers which made the Tunisians to be forward in massive interval of the match.
“We had a recreation plan and the fellows adhered to it and that was why we performed effectively within the first half”. Coach Rafiu Salami stated
“However within the second half, we have been too keen to attain which brought on the turnovers after which we have been too scared to play as a result of we have been enjoying not concede targets as a substitute of to play to win”
The France based mostly coach stated the workforce will do higher towards Cape Verde as this was the primary high facet they are going to play apart the Abuja based mostly golf equipment.
“All hope is just not misplaced as I consider we’ll do higher towards Cape Verde who by the way in which are an excellent facet.
I consider we’ll come via and do all the things doable to win”.
Nigeria will play Cape Verde on Tuesday and a victory could also be adequate for the Golden Arrows to get into the quarter finals.