Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs

Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs

- Nigeria vs Egypt's friendly encounter ended 1-0 in favor of the Super Eagles in Asaba

- Paul Onuachu who plays for Danish club FC Midtjylland scored the only goal for Eagles

- Last week Friday, Super Eagles also defeated Seychelles in their final 2019 AFCON qualifiers

Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday night, March 26, defeated Pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 in a tough international friendly game played at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba.

Goal from Paul Onuachu who plays for Danish club FC Midtjylland gives the Super Eagles the win over their visitors.

It took Paul Onuachu eight seconds to score his first goal for Nigeria on his first start which is now said to be the fastest ever for any Super Eagles player.

Nigeria started the match impressively with the duo of Alex Iwobi and Moses Simon combining well in front for the Super Eagles.

Gernot Rohr's men had a corner in the 9th minute after a superb play from Alex Iwobi, but Leicester City star Ndidi failed to get the right connection.

The first half ended with Super Eagles taking a 1-0 advantage into the dressing room at the Stephen Keshi stadium.

Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs

Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs
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Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs

Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs
Source: Original

Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs

Nigeria vs Egypt: Paul Onuachu's early goal gives Super Eagles the win over Pharaohs
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Egypt tried all they could to get an equalizer in the second half, but Super Eagles defenders were brilliant in their department as the match ended 1-0.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles of Nigerian on Friday afternoon, March 22, rounded up their campaign in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers with an impressive 3-1 win over Seychelles in Asaba.

Gernot Rohr's men went into the game with great confidence and relaxed minds after winning the first leg 3-0 away and coupled with the fact that Nigeria had already qualified for 2019 AFCON.

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