- Nigeria vs Sierra Leone's 2022 AFCON qualifier ended 4-4 in Benin, Edo state
- Sierra Leone came back from 4-1 down to draw Super Eagles in front of their faithfuls
- Nigeria are still topping their group with seven points after three games played
Nigerians have taken 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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But the Super Eagles missed many scoring chances and allowed Sierra Leone to come back and score three goals in the second half.
The match ended 4-4 in Benin and fans have blamed Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for the disappointing result against Sierra Leone.
Some are of the opinions that the German football tactician should be sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation because of the draw against the Stars.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday evening, November 14, were forced to a 4-4 draw by Sierra Leone in an AFCON 2022 qualifier played at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin.
Nigeria went into this match with their morale boosted having won their first two games and topping their group.
Before the encounter, Sierra Leone were hoping to get a nice result against the Super Eagles after failing to get a win in their last two games in the qualifiers.
Nigeria scored the first goal in the 4th minute through Everton forward Alex Iwobi as he beat Sierra Loene goalkeeper Mohamed Kamara.
Super Eagles had a big chance to score again in the 18th minute when Osimhen drove forward after evading some tackles but his cross inside the box evaded Ahmed Musa before Samuel Chukwueze picked it up and his curling effort was blocked.
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen scored the second goal for Nigeria in the 21st minute after benefiting from a cross by Zaidu Sanusi.
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