- Nigeria vs Sierra Leone's AFCON 2022 qualifier ended 4-4 in Benin, Edo state
- Sierra Leone came back from 4-1 down to force Super Eagles to a draw
- Super Eagles are still topping their group with seven points after three games
Alex Iwobi who currently plays for Premier League side Everton has stated that he was disappointed with the result Super Eagles got against Sierra Leone in AFCON qualifier.
Gernot Rohr and his men allowed Sierra Leone to come back from 4-1 down and scored three goals at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin for the match to end 4-4.
Iwobi who scored brace in the encounter has now explained that the result of the match was a disappointing one claiming that the Super Eagles will seek redemption in the second leg.
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The former Arsenal striker took to his official social media page to explained that him and his teammates will do well in the return leg.
“Deeply Disappointed, We’ll Work To Put Things Right.''
Meanwhile, Super Eagles of Nigeria are still topping their group with seven points after three games played and they will be traveling to Freetown for the second leg.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles legend Daniel Amokachi backed Napoli striker Victor Osimhen to break the record of late Nigerian star Rashidi Yekini who was superb during his active playing time.
During his playing time in the national team and all the clubs he played for, Rashidi Yekini was one of the brilliant strikers in the world considering the number of goals he scored.
Yekini was also the first Nigerian player to score in a World Cup game when the West African nation appeared at the 1994 edition in the United States.
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Between 1984 to 1998, Rashidi Yekini scored 37 goals for the Super Eagles in 58 games and the record has not been broken since he died eight years ago.
Also, Legit.ng reported how Nigerians took to social media to express their anger on Friday evening, November 13, after Super Eagles were forced to a 4-4 draw by Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium.
Super Eagles went into this game with boosted morale having won their first two games in the qualifiers, but they were unable to beat Sierra Leone who came from 4-1 down to get a draw.
Gernot Rohr and his men took a 4-1 lead to the dressing room and the hopes of Nigerians was that they would come back in the second half to score more goals.
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