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2021 AFCON: Nigeria Belt Sudan 3-1 As They Maintain First in Group ‘D’



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Super Eagles of Nigeria passed their second test in the African Cup Of Nations as they outshined Sudan in a 3-1 win on Saturday, 15th.

The 33rd edition of AFCON seemingly gives Nigeria every indication of success as the team has been impressive in the ongoing competition.

Augustine Eguavoen’s citizens had overcome Mohamed Salah’s side, Egypt in their AFCON’s opener on Tuesday, 11th.

Meanwhile, Burhan Tia’s men were also no match for the Eagles who today belted them 3-1 in Garoua.


Villareal winger, Samuel Chukwueze gave Nigeria a 1-0 lead over Falcons of Jediane in the 3rd minute.

Union Berlin striker, Taiwo Awoniyi doubled the lead with a header in the last minute of the first half.

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Nantes forward, Moses Simon stretched the win having been found on target the first minute into the second half.


However, Walieldin Khidir pulled one back for Sudan from the penalty spot in the 70th minute.

Nigeria will then be contending with Guinea-Bissau in the third tie of the tournament on Wednesday, 19th.

As it stands, the Eagles remain on top of AFCON’s group ‘D’ table on six points and four goals in two matches.

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