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Nations Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles Of Nigeria Beats Lesotho From A Goal Down

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria came from a goal down to beat the Crocodiles of Lesotho 4-2 in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Lesotho took the lead on the 13th minute before Iwobi leveled the scores for the Super Eagles.

A brace from Victor Osimhen and one from Chukwueze ensured a maximum of three points for the Super Eagles.

Awaziem’s own goal on the ninetieth minute reduced the deficit for Lesotho, however the win was enough to secure a second win for the super Eagles who beat the Republic of Benin 2-1 at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo on Wednesday.

Nigeria will play Sierra Leone next year having six points and top in group L.

The three-time African champions are aiming for their 19th appearance in the tournament, when winning their eighth medal within the 2019 edition in Egypt.

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