In the 2022 FIFA African WCQ match between Nigeria and Liberia yesterday, the Super Eagles has broken a jinx of not beating Liberia away from home in a qualifying match.
Goals from Victor Osimhen in his 14th minute penalty kick gave Nigeria the lead over Liberia in the first half and Ahmed Musa 90th minute penalty kick in the second half of the game gave the second goal to defeat the Lone Stars of Liberia in Morocco.
Nigeria are currently at the top of the group C of the 2022 FIFA African WCQ with 12 points from 5 games, after they were able to earn the maximum three points in yesterday’s match against Liberia.
Cape Verde defeated Central African Republic 2 – 1 yesterday and they are currently second with 10 points in 5 games.
The match ended 2-0 in favour of Nigeria.
Nigeria’s next match will be coming up on Tuesday at home against the Tubarões Azuis [Blue Sharks] of Cape Verde, a win or draw against Cape Verde makes them qualify for 2022 World Cup Qualifier playoffs in March.
Nigeria vs Cape Verde will take place on Tuesday 16 November, 2021
Kickoff: 5pm, Lagos
Author: Tai Oreofe