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Nigeria vs Benin Republic: Super Eagles begin 2021 AFCON qualifier with win

Nigeria vs Benin Republic: Super Eagles begin 2021 AFCON qualifier with win

Nigeria began its quest to be at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, with a narrow 2-1 win over the Benin Republic on Wednesday.

The Super Eagles had to fight from a goal down, as the Squirrels opened the scoring at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

Stephane Sessegnon latched on a defensive error to make it 1-0.

Victor Osimhen made it 1-1 from the penalty spot, shortly before half time.

Samuel Kalu grabbed the winner, with a fine solo goal.

Nigeria will now take on Lesotho on Sunday in their next Sunday.
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