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AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Super Eagles whitewash Sao Tome and Principe 0-10

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By Saheed Afolabi

 

The Super Eagles of Nigeria continued their run in the Afcon qualifiers as they whitewashed Sao Tome and Principe 0-10 at the Stade Adrar stadium, Agadir, Morocco.

Super Eagles talisman, Victor Osimhen opened the goal account of the match with a bulled header in the 8th minute from a great cross from Moses Simon.

Victor Osimhen missed a great chance to add to his tally some minutes later as he sends his header from close range to the safe hands of Sao Tome and Principe goalkeeper.

A cheeky pass from Ola Aina set up Victor Osimhen to assist Moses Simon to score the Eagles second goal in the 28th minute.

Terem Moffi got on the score sheet with a sublime goal in the 43rd minute.

Midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo added to Sao Tome and Principe misery in the 55th minute as he scored a fantastic freekick.

Terem Moffi sealed his brace of the match in the 60th minute following a genius assist from left back Zaidu Sanusi.

Ademola Lookman was on target to score his first international goal for the Super Eagles in the 63rd minute.

Victor Osimhen grabbed a haul in the match as be found the back of the net in the 65th and 84th minute to round up an excellent performance.

Emmanuel Dennis wrapped up the whitewashing of Sao Tome and Principe in the 92nd minute with a clinical penalty and sending the opponent goalkeeper the wrong way.