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Nigeria Defeats Seychelles 3 – 0 In AFCON 2019 Qualifier

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The super eagles of Nigeria defeated Seychelles 3 nil in the second group game of the AFCON 2019 qualifiers in Victoria.

The Nigerians seeded in Group F went into the game without points, after losing the first game at home in Uyo to South Africa. World cup star Ahmed Musa put the

Super Eagles in Front with a well-taken volley with it left foot that cracked into the back of the net off The Seychelles goalkeeper

The Eagles went two goals up, after Kelechi Iheanacho’s free-kick came off the post and Chidozie Awaziem was at the right place at the right time to rebound the

back into the back of the net. Few Minutes after scoring the defender was injured and was substituted for debutant Semi Ajayi.

The super eagles were awarded a penalty after another debutant Samuel Kalu was brought down in the box after an amazing solo run, Odion Ighalo stepped up and

converted the spot kick to give Nigeria a 3 goal lead. Nigeria now has three points from two games of the qualifiers and face Libya next at home in October 2018.

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