Iheanacho Scores, Musa Hits Brace, Iwobi Shines As Eagles Thrash Togo 3-0 In Friendly

Posted on Jun 1 2017 - 8:19pm by admin

The tremendous Eagles of Nigeria warmed up for his or her upcoming AFCON 2019 Qualifiers against South Africa with a convincing 3-zero win over Togo in a friendly sport performed in Paris.

Ahmed Musa opened scoring for Nigeria with a good looking finish thanks to a couple nice works from Alex Iwobi, whose venomous effort after beating his marker was spilled by means of the Togolese goalkeeper onto the path of the Leicester city ace within the third minutes of play.

Nigeria continue to dominate with Wilfred Ndidi and Iwobi taking a look very impressive within the center for Nigeria, and within the tenth minute Iwobi found Iheanacho in the box but his smartly hit effort was saved by way of the Togolese shot stopper.

then again seven minutes later there was no stopping Musa as he grabbed his brace after some other fantastic piece of labor from Iwobi once once more for Nigeria’s 2nd goal as Togo appeared rattled.

Etebo was the subsequent to take a look at his success for Nigeria, meeting a neatly weighted move by means of Musa in advance of his marker however did not divert the ball into the purpose with the goalkeeper stranded.

little while later the CD Feirense superstar became provided, after robbing the goalkeeper of Togo, who didn’t clear his traces‎ Etebo unselfishly arrange Iheanacho for a easy tap in for Nigeria’s 0.33 goal within the 27th minute.

The Togolese found it hard to cope with Iwobi who pulled the string admirably for Nigeria within the middle a lot to the satisfaction of the lovers on the stadium, as he earns cheers for just about all of his transfer.

Togo didn’t mount any critical challenge and Iheanacho nearly made it 8 targets in 10 games for Nigeria in the 33rd minute, however not like his earlier effort he failed to get the angle proper.

Musa’s brace and the goal from Iheanacho surpassed Nigeria a comfortable 3-0 lead as each teams head into the dressing room for the half-time destroy.

The 2nd half saw a extra balanced recreation even though Nigeria still threatened the Togolese this time around had been resolute in defence, even supposing the series of changes made with the aid of the Nigerian show additionally helped them cope.

Wolfsburg teen ahead Victor Osimhen was once exceeded his debut and was very full of life on the pitch, wanting to get on the ball most occasions which helped him win three freekicks for Nigeria after he was fouled.

the game ended three-zero in favour of Nigeria and helped Rohr protect his unbeaten document as coach of the Nigerian group beforehand of the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers towards South Africa in Uyo on the tenth of June.
Michael James

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