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Saturday, 27 March 2021

Nigeria Beat Benin 1-0 In AFCON Qualifier

By Our Correspondent


The Squirrels of Benin Republic have a longer road to travel to qualify for the 2021 African Cup of Nations as they on Saturday suffered a lone goal defeat from the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Nigerian striker, Paul Onuachu ensured the victory of Super Eagles with his goal in the third minute of injury time.

The Super Eagles who had already qualified for AFCON with 8 points, gained three more points with their defeat of the Squirrels.

The Eagles will face Lesotho on Tuesday at theTeslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The Squirrels with seven points will encounter third placed Sierra Leone who have four points, in a make or mar match.