2023 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Bags Victory Against São Tomé
The Nigerian football team, Super Eagles defeats The Falcons and True Parrots of São Tomé and Principe 10 goals to nil at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
News About Nigeria gathered that the match was played on Monday, 13th 2022 at the Grand Stade Agadir also known as the Adrar Stadium in Morocco.
The Super Eagles bagged their victory in style and broke the team record for the total amount of goals scored in a single. The win didn’t come as a surprise given Super Eagles’ recent performance.
Victor Osimhen, Nigeria’s sensation player put the team ahead when he scored the very first goal of the march in the ninth minute.
Nigeria resumed where they left off in the second half as Osimhen scored his second goal three minutes after the restart and Stoke midfielder Peter Etebo netted a powerful free-kick in the 55th minute.
Moffi bagged his second on the hour mark and Lookman quickly made it 7-0.
Oshimen completed his hat-trick in the 65th minute then netted his fourth with six minutes remaining and Dennis rounded off the scoring with an injury-time penalty.
All three designated home sides on Monday are being forced to play outside of their countries because they do not have stadia fit to host international football.
Other players that scored were Moses Simon, Moffi two, Oghenekaro Etebo, Ademola Lookman and Emmanuel Dennis.
Osimhen now tops the goal-scoring table with a total goal of five in two matches.