Nigeria’s Super Eagles qualify for AFCON 2023

The Nigeria’s Super Eagles have defeated Leone Stars of Sierra Leone to qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Super Eagles won by a 3-2 goal at the Samuel Doe Stadium in Monrovia on Sunday.

Victor Osimhen grabbed a first half brace, but the hosts came back into the game by drawing level.

Super Eagles substitute Kelechi Iheanacho however tapped a low cross from Zaidu Sanusi to restore Nigeria’s hope in the last minute of the tie.

Nigeria returned to the top spot of the table with 12 points ahead of close rivals Guinea Bissau with 10 points.

The Jose Peseiro’s lads will host São Tomé and Príncipe in their final group game on September 4.

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