Nigeria Beat Libya 3-2 In AFCON Group E Match Qualifier
Written by darling on October 17, 2018
Nigeria survived a late scare to beat Libya 3-2 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification Group E match on Tuesday in Sfax, Tunisia.
The Super Eagles got off to the best possible start as they took an early goal through their in-form marksman Odion Ighalo 13 minutes into the game.
Ahmed Musa doubled Nigeria’s lead following an impressive counter-attack in the 17th minute.
However, the hosts managed to pull one back through Mohamed Zubya before Ahmad Benali equalised for the Libyans in the 74th minute.
Ighalo bagged a second of the night after controlling the ball brilliantly and firing past Libyan goalkeeper Ahmed Azzaga to make it 3-2.
The victory took the Eagles to the top of the group standings with nine points.