By David Meshioye and Adeboye Amosu in Kigali:
Rwanda fans are hopeful they will get a chance to meet Nigeria in the final of the African Nations Championship, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. com.
The hosts beat Gabon 2-1 on Wednesday to secure their berth in the knockout stages of the competition.
"It will be a great thing for us to play against Nigeria in the final on February 7," Jese Muhinde, an ardent fan of the Amavubi, told Completesportsnigeria.com at the Amahoro Stadium, Kigali.
"I like the Nigerian team and I know they will be difficult for us to beat."
Clorisse Solange, a member of Rwandan football supporters club, also praised the home-based Super Eagles for their ruthless display against Niger, while she also prayed for a dream final meeting with Sunday Oliseh's men.
"Aside from our team, the only side that has played really well in this competition is Nigeria.
"They have a lot of good players in the team and I hope we get to play them in the final stage of the competition."