Inform Super Eagles ace, Victor Osimhen bagged a brace as Nigeria beat Lesotho 4-2 on MatchDay 2 of the AFCON 2021 qualifying series at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru, reports OwoSports.com.
The Crocodiles drew first blood as Masoebi Nkoto found the back of Super Eagles net in the 11th minute to send the home fans to wild excitement in Maseru.
The lead didn’t last long as the AFCON 2019 bronze winners came from behind via goals scored by the duo of Alex Iwobi and Samuel Chukwueze in the 26th and 38th minutes, as Nigeria ended the first half 1-2.
The 2nd half was for Lille Metropole of France striker, Victor Osimhen as he bagged a brace within ten minutes to extend Nigeria’s lead in the 75th and 85th minutes.
Chidozie Awaziem in the 90th minute put scored an own-goal after he turned the ball in his own net to reduce the tally to 2-4.
The Super Eagles still top the Group L table with 6 points from two games as Benin Republic pipped Sierra Leone 1-0.