Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles lost their second game of the 2016 African beach soccer championship on penalties to Ivory Coast on a bright note after picking maximum points against Egypt on match day one.
The Sand Eagles could not repeat the feat which saw them beat Egypt 3-2 in their opening game on Tuesday.
The Nigerian side were forced to a 4-4 draw in regulation time by the Ivorians, before losing 3-2 on penalties.
The Sand Eagles face West African side Ghana in their final group game tomorrow.
Nigeria won the competition in 2007 and 2009.