Nigeria lead trainer Augustine Eguavoen has uncovered the strategies he used to assist with invalidating Liverpool star Mohamed Salah in their success over Egypt.
The Super Eagles started their Africa Cup of Nations crusade with a 1-0 win over the Pharaohs on account of Kelechi Iheanacho's beautiful strike.
Salah has been one of the champion entertainers in Europe this season, however Eguavoen uncovers he took on the twofold group come nearer from ball to disappoint the Liverpool forward.
"As far as planning and system, we had a unique arrangement for Mohamed Salah since we know his quality," Eguavoen told BBC Sport Africa.
"B-ball is one game that I love to such an extent. At the point when you are playing against any semblance of Allen Iverson, Michael Jordan and others, assuming that you don't twofold group you'll have an issue.
"That is the very methodology that I bring into football. So when Mo Salah is with the ball, the nearest individual goes to him and the following individual needs to twofold group to make him play back.
"It worked for us like 80%, however Salah loosened up on a couple of events which is typical, yet again congrats to the young men since they are so clever."
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