Super Eagles Maintain Top Spot with Victory over Liberia

Super Eagles Maintain Top Spot with Victory over Liberia

Objectives from Victor Osimhen and Ahmed Musa in each half of the sport ensured Nigeria beat Liberia to keep up the highest spot in Group C of the FIFA World Cup qualifying match.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria


The sport was dominated by the Nigerian crew from the blast of the whistle by the centre referee of the sport. The strain lastly paid off within the fifteenth minute when Leicester Metropolis striker, Kelechi Iheanacho was fouled within the field by Liberia’s goalkeeper.

The referee gave the penalty, Osimhen despatched the keeper the fallacious strategy to put Nigeria forward. Nigeria pushed for extra targets within the first half however they may not discover the again of the web.

The Tremendous Eagles dominated the second half, the identical means they did with the primary however they nonetheless couldn’t discover the web. Nigeria’s second aim got here in direction of the tip of the sport when Victor Osimhen was fouled within the field and Ahmed Musa scored from the spot to increase the lead.

Nigeria stored pushing for that elusive second aim to safe the win however it did not come till within the added time when Liberian goalkeeper gifted Nigeria one other penalty. It was Osimhen this time who he fouled within the field.

Substitute Musa, who grew to become Nigeria’s most capped participant after he got here on late on, stepped up this time to calmly slot house and seal the win and factors.

The group is all to play for when Nigeria play Cape Verde on Tuesday, November sixteenth, 2021 on the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Nigeria must keep away from defeat to advance to the following stage of the qualifier whereas Cape Verde must win to high the Group.

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