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AFCON 2021: Eagles Qualify For Second Round After Thrashing Sudan 3-1

The Nigeria Super Eagles of Nigeria have secured a place  in the second round of the on-going Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun.

The Super Eagles booked their place in the next stage after a  3-1 win over Falcons of Sudan.

In the 3mins into the first -half of the game, Samuel Chukwueze put the ball past the Sudanese goalkeeper after a pass from Simon Moses  and while Taiwo Awoniyi added a second one to end the first half at 2-0.

the opening goal after just three minutes when he coolly slotted past the Sudanese goalkeeper after a precise pass from Moses Simon.

On resumption of the second half, Moses Simon strike the third goal to put Eagles at the top of Group D with six points.

The Sudanese pulled back a goal from a penalty spot in the second half of the encounter.

The Eagles maintained the same starting 11 that they used against Pharaohs of Egypt in their first match.

The three-time champions will play their  last group match  against Guinea Bissau on Janaury 19.

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