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2022 W/Cup Qualifiers: Kelechi Iheanacho scores twice against Liberia as Super Eagles top Group C (videos)



2022 W/Cup Qualifiers

The Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria on Friday night time, September 3, kicked off their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying marketing campaign with a 2-0 win over the Lone Star of Liberia on the Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos.

The outcome means Nigeria prime the Group C after the primary spherical of matches.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored two targets for the staff within the twenty second and forty fourth minutes earlier than he was changed by captain Ahmed Musa within the 84th minute of the sport.

The Eagles needed to defend nicely to resist a barrage of assaults from the Liberians within the first ten minutes.

Nigeria’s Ola Ainathe tried a shot from vary within the 10 minute, nevertheless it went off off track. Within the first twenty minutes, midfielder, Joe Aribo did not hit goal after he was arrange by Alex Iwobi.

However on the twenty second minute, Iheancho scored for the house facet following an help from Iwobi..

Victor Osimhen virtually scored quickly after however his shot did not hit goal.

Iheanacho then scored his second of the sport on the stroke of half time with Iwobi as soon as once more providing the help.

After half-time, Leon Balogun headed narrowly vast from Iheanacho ‘s inch-perfect corner-kick within the forty ninth minute.

Then Osimhen’s header from Moses Simon’s cross was saved by Liberia goalkeeper within the 62nd minute.

The Tremendous Eagles stood agency, did not concede and positioned themselves in a great place as they put together to face the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde of their subsequent recreation on Tuesday September 7.


See videos of the targets under…