Nigeria Defeats Benin Republic 1-0




The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the AFCON 2021 in Cameroon after a 1-0 win over the  Benin Republic today.

Paul Onuachu headed a goal-mouth scramble following a corner kick in stoppage time as Nigeria leave the country with maximum points.

Nigeria now has eight points, Benin seven, Sierra Leone four and Lesotho three. The countries finishing first and second qualify for the 24-team tournament in Cameroon next January.

Nigeria wins the group, while Benin and Sierra Leone clash in Freetown on Tuesday to decide where the second ticket will go.


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