AFCON: Nigeria defeats Benin Republic

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have defeated the Benin Republic national team at the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON qualifiers on Saturday.

AFCON: Nigeria defeats Benin Republic

Paul Onuachu’s late goal helped Nigeria end Benin’s unbeaten home run since 2013 with a 1-0 victory.

It was a tensed encounter at the Stade Charles de Gaulle and the visitors had to wait until the last minute to grab all three points

The defeat dealt a blow to the Squirrels’ qualification hopes as they now need to avoid defeat against third-placed Sierra Leone when they face each other on Tuesday.

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