Nigeria Collapse From 4 Goals Lead To Draw Against Sierra Leone In AFCON Qualifier

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Nigeria surrendered a 4-0 lead to play out a 4-4 result in their AFCON2021 qualifier against Sierra Leone.

The first half started well with the super Eagles already leading 4 nil by the 27th minute.

Alex Iwobi
Iwobi Celebrates 1st goal

Iwobi open scoring in the 4th minute with a shot off a cut back from Zaidu.

Osimhen extended the lead in the 24th minute after connecting a pin point cross from Zaidu Sanusi on the left.

Osimhen celebrates
Osimhen celebrates second goal.

Three minutes later Iwobi made it a brace with a sensational strike from the edge of the box.
the shot left the goalkeeper rooted on the spot to make it 3-0.

Samuel Chukwueze turned a Sierra Leonean defender in and out before sending the ball to the roof of the net for 4-0.

The Come Back

The Leone Stars found their way into the game towards the end of the first half and that domination resulted in a goal.

Kwame Quee was left unmarked in the Nigerian area and he calmly slot past an on-rushing Okoye.

The second half was a dull affair filled with misplaced passes and lack of coordination from both sides.

Sierra Leone got a rear chance to go forward and that led to a second goal from Al-Hadji Kamara.
Kamara found himself free in-between a ball watching Semi ajayi and Maduka in goal to nod home.

Furthermore, The goal inspired Sierra Leone to go for more and they got it.

A shot from the edge of the box from Mustapha Bundu beat a hapless Maduka in goal to make it 4-3.

Sierra Leone completed the comeback courtesy of a comedy of errors from the Eagles defence.

Furthermore, Nigeria still top the Group L of their African Cup of Nations, AFCON Qualifiers with seven points from three games, and will travel to play Sierra Leone at the Siaka Stevens Stadium on Tuesday.

NIG VS SLE FT
NIG VS SLE FT
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