AFCON 2019: Nigerians hail Ighalo's hat-trick in Eagles 4-0 win over Libya

AFCON 2019: Nigerians hail Ighalo's hat-trick in Eagles 4-0 win over Libya

- Odion Ighalo netted a hat-trick as the Super Eagles thrashed Libya 4-0

- The Eagles are now second in Group E log with 6 points after three matches

- Libya will play host Nigeria in the reverse fixture on Tuesday October 16 in Tunisia

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo netted a hat-trick as Nigeria thrashed Libya 4-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday.

The performance saw the Gernot Rohr tutored-side Eagles move to second spot in Group E with six points to stay behind South Africa’s Bafana Bafana who hammered Seychelles 6-O in the other group’s other game to remain top of the log.

Twitter went buzzing as Nigerians took to the social media to celebrate the astonishing victory against the North Africans.

Below are some reactions from Nigerians after the encounter.

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Meanwhile, previously had reported that Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday, October 13, defeated visiting Libya 4-0 in their third game in Group E of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Striker Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick for the Super Eagles in this match, and it was Samuel Kalu that netted the fourth goal for the 3-time African champions.

Nigeria are now occupying second position in Group E following their win over Libya as South Africa stay top of the Group after their 6-0 win over Seychelles.

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