AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Beat Seychelles 3-0

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Updated September 8, 2018
Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa and teammates celebrate their victory at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. PHOTO: Mark RALSTON / AFP

 

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are back in contention for a place at the 2019 African Nations Cup after defeating Seychelles 3-0 at the Stade Linite Stadium on Saturday.

Goals from Odion Ighalo, Chidozie Awaziem and Ahmed Musa gave the Super Eagles a comfortable win at the stadium in Victoria, Seychelles.

Gernot Rohr’s men now have three points and could move to second position if either of South Africa or Libya win in the other Group E Match.

President of Seychelles, Danny Faure and the Vice President, Vincent Meriton were both in attendance as Nigeria thrashed the Pirates of Seychelles.

The match referee was Devis Omweno from Kenya and was assisted by Compatriot Gilbert Cheruiyot and Ugandan Mark Isorlko.

Nigeria’s next game will be against Libya On October the 10th.