Classy Nigeria power past Mozambique

Six-times champions Egypt saw off Benin 2-0 in Benguela to top the standings with a perfect record and nine points. Nigeria have six while Mozambique and Benin were eliminated with one point each.

The Pharaohs will play their quarterfinal against the second-placed team in Group D in Benguela while Nigeria will be in Lubango to face the top side from that group.
Cameroon, Zambia, Tunisia and Gabon will battle it out for the two spots on Thursday. Egypt, who stretched their unbeaten run at the Nations Cup to 16 matches, were barely bothered by a toothless Benin side in Benguela. Defender Ahmed Al Muhammadi unleashed a long-range cross that caught Yoann Djidonou off guard in the seventh minute to put the Pharaos in front. 

Ahmed Raouf's header was parried away by Djidonou, only for Emad Motaeb, to latch on to the ball and make it 2-0 after 23 minutes.

Nigeria, who needed only a draw to advance, waited longer before overcoming Mozambique. Peter Odemwingie, though, found the back of the net before and after the interval to dash Mozambique's hopes of reaching the quarterfinals for the first time.
Obafemi Martins put the result beyond doubt four minutes from time when he hammered home a rebound.

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