Nigeria, Congo, Guinea and Cameroon won Sunday, November 17th their match counting for the second round of CAN 2021 playoffs.
Led by Benin (1-0), Nigeria managed to win in Abuja on the first day of qualifying (2-1), ideally launching their campaign for the CAN 2021 qualifiers.
Of the great Victor Osimhen
Still leading early in the first period after a goal by Masoabi Nkoto in the 11th minute, Nigerians have found the fault four times. First with Everton striker Alex Iwobi (26th) and then thanks to Samuel Chukwueze (38th), Villarreal midfielder. Victor Osimhen, scorer on the first day, and decisive passer for Chukwueze, scored the third goal (75th). The Lille player doubles the bet in the 85th minute of a stung ball. Chidozie Awaziem scored a goal against his side at the very end of the match (90 ').
Nigeria take over Group L. Nigerians, who were third on the podium in Egypt last summer, will face Sierra Leone on Matchday 3 in August 2020.
Guinea drew 1-1 against Mali (2-2) on Matchday 1. This time, Naby Keita's teammates had a home win against Namibia (2-0). Toulouse defender Issiaga Sylla opened the scoring with a powerful half-volley just before the break (42 '). What to pay tribute to his father disappeared last Wednesday. In the 70th, it's time for Jose Kante to enhance himself by scoring the second goal. A little more in the day, Mali had beaten Chad (2-0). Guinea joins Malians at the top of Group A.
A Cameroon always pestering
Cameroon, already qualified for the next CAN as host country, had to wait until the hour to finally find the net against Rwanda. Ngoumo Ngamaleu showed himself in the 77th minute. During the first day, the indomitable Lions had not done better than a draw at home against Cape Verde (0-0).
It was in the 19th minute that Congolese Prince Ibara scored the first goal between Congo and Guinea-Bissau in front of his Brazzaville crowd. Then, Valdo's men flew off with two goals in quick succession signed Silvère Ganvoula (65th) and Junior Makiesse (68th).
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