Disappointing as Nigeria throw away four-goal lead to draw 4-4 with Sierra Leone

In what many Nigerians have described as highly disappointing the Super Eagles threw away a four-goal lead against Sierra Leone on Friday evening, to draw 4-4 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Benin City, Edo state.

As the game commenced the Super Eagles came into it top of the group with a perfect record and opened the scoring as early as the 4th minute.

It was Alex Iwobi who scored the first goal, before Victor Osimhen doubled Nigeria’s advantage with a one-time finish.

Iwobi made it 3-0 from long range and Samuel Chukuweze danced his way past a couple of challenges to slot home.

However, the visitors pulled one back before the break through Kwame Quee.

In the final 28 minutes of the game, Al-Hadji Kamara scored a brace and Mustapha Bundu also got on the scoresheet, as Sierra Leone grabbed a shock result.

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Gernot Rohr’s men remain top of Group L with 7 points, while Benin are second with three points.

Benin host Lesotho tomorrow.

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