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Just In: Ighalo, Onyekuru Score As Nigeria Thrash Seychelles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria gave a good account of themselves on Friday after defeating the Pirates of Seychelles 3-1. Odion Ighalo,

Henry Onyekuru and Moses Simon scored for the home side as Nigeria top Afcon qualifying Group E with 13 points from 6 games. The eagles have already qualified for the competition billed for June in Egypt while Seychelles are out.

Meanwhile, with 9 points, South Africa who defeated the Eagles away from home in the opening game of the qualifying series will need a draw away to Libya having 7 points, who must win at home, as both teams jostle for the second ticket of the group.

Below was our LIVE COVERAGE of this encounter. Game was played at 4PM

FT : Full Time Whistle is Off, Nigeria 3-1 Seychelles

90+4 : Nigeria Goalkeeper Ezoho Clashes with Seychelles Striker, Treatment Given

The atmosphere in the stadium is Breathtaking

90 : Gooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaallllll Moses Simon Scores the Third goal, Straight from the Bench

88 : Substitution Nigeria, Ighalo Out, Moses in

86 : Ighalo is fouled on, Limps off the Field For Treatment.

84 : Deadly Freekick for Seychelles, Safely Cleared by Eagles Defender

81 : Double Substitution Seychelles, Monnaie On, Hall Out – Melaine Out, Dammo On

76 : Seun Abdullahi, Fouled, Ahmed Musa takes the freekick Poorly

72 : Substitution Nigeria : Ajayi Comes On, Iwobi Out

70 : Substituition Seychelles – Padaektry Off, Keren On

62 : Super Eagles Strikers Not connecting the ball, Seychelles defence still Intact.

59 : Foul committed by Kenneth Omeruo

54 : Nigeria dominating the game with a 67% Ball possession 

51 : Goooooooooooooaaaaaaalllllll    2-1 Henry Onyekuru Scores a strategic header

Tight game going on here guys

45′ :  Second Half Kicks Off

The players go out for the Half Time Break, Join us for the Second half Live on E247Mag.com

HT : Half Time Whistle Goes Off     1-1

45′ Ighalo plays his Shot Against the Post.

44 : Iwobi sluggish in the 18 Yard box, Loses Chance.

42 : Gooooooooooooaaaaaaaal Melaine Scores For Seychelles.

39 : Etebo Plays the free kick, OOOoooh Fine save from the Goalie.

38 : Free Kick To Nigeria Outside The Penalty Box.

35 : Gooooooooooooooaaaaaaaal Odion Ighalo Scores From The Penalty Box 1-0.

33 : PENALTY!!!   Ndidi is fouled in the Penalty Box. Yellow Card Given

31 : Henry Onyekuru nods The Ball To Seychelles Goalkeepers Arms.

21 : Etebo Plays His Shot, Over The Bar.

20 : The Game Is Still Going On  0-0.

10 : Ighalo Is Fouled Close To The Penalty Box, Ekong Takes The Freekick

6 :  Ighalo Goes Down In The Penalty Area, Referee Says Play On

3 : Corner Kick To Nigeria, Ekong heads the ball to the keeper

1: Kick Off

3.56pm: The entire stadium rise for both teams national anthems

3.38pm: Indigenes of Delta state continue to troop into the Stephen Keshi Stadium to catch a glimpse of the national team.

3.30pm: Both teams are out on the turf this sunny afternoon for pre-match warm-ups

 

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The Pirates who will be playing for pride landed in in Nigeria on Tuesday, while the Super Eagles’ camp open on the same day.

Despite being a dead-rubber game, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr invited A-list player for the game as Nigeria will take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in a friendly on Tuesday at the same venue.

Meanwhile, with 9 points, South Africa who defeated the Eagles away from home in the opening game of the qualifying series will need a draw away to Libya having 7 points, who must win at home, as both teams jostle for the second ticket in Group E.

That cracker will come up on Sunday.

 

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