Nigeria defeat Sierra Leone, qualify for WAFU Cup group stage

 Super Eagles home-based team have advanced to the group stage of the 2017 WAFU Cup taking place in Ghana after they beat Sierra Leone 2-0 on Monday night in Cape Coast.

Nigeria will now take on hosts Ghana in a Group A clash on Thursday before taking on Mali and Guinea who are the other teams in their group.

Osas Okoro broke the deadlock on the 84th minute before debutant Peter Eneji sealed victory three minutes after.

The Leone Stars started the game on the front foot but were denied by the heroics of Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, he made a couple of saves on Monday night to deny the hard fighting Sierra Leonean team.

Source: ( Premium Times )

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