Super Eagles Team B beat Sierra Leone 2-0 in WAFU Cup

Super Eagles Team B beat Sierra Leone 2-0 in WAFU Cup

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Super Eagles Team B against Sierra Leone

Team B of the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Monday, September 11 beat Sierra Leone 2-0 to progress to the group stage of the 2017 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup.

Two late goals from Osas Okoro and Moses Peter gave the Super Eagles the win in the close game.

The Sierra Leonean dominated the game in the early minutes before the Super Eagles gradually got back into it.

The first half was keenly contested and ended goalless.

Nigeria had most of the ball in the second half and finally opened the deadlock in the 83rd minute through Okoro who bent a curved a free-kick over the Sierra Leonian defensive wall.

Peter doubled the Super Eagles lead in the 87th minute, drilling home an effort to seal Nigeria’s win.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa (left)
Super Eagles Team captain and goalkeeper was voted Man of the Match (Twitter/Toyin Ibitoye )
 

Nigeria have now progressed to the group stage where they will face Ghana, Mali and Guinea in Group A.

Their first game of the group is against Ghana on Thursday.

Captain of the team Ikechukwu Ezenwa was voted Man of the Match for his fantastic saves, especially in the first half.

Line-ups

Nigeria

Coach: Salisu Yusuf

Team: 1. Ezenwa, 2. Okoro, 6. Eze, 5. Ariwachukwu, 3. Akas, 4. Aremu, 8. Ifeanyi, 10. Ali, 15. Mathias (7. Friday 65’), 9. Okpotu (11. Moses 52’), 18 Eduwo (14. Okechukwu 77’).

Sierra Leone:

Coach: Aabubakar Tos Kamara

Team: 16. Koroma, 2. K Fofanah, 3. Suma, 15. Dunia, 12. Allie, 13. Coker, 4. Sakila, 8. M Fofanah (19. Barrie 71’), 10. Vula, 11. Alpha (7. Sesay 57’), 9. Wellington.

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