- Nigeria vs Benin’s 2021 AFCON qualifying match ended 2-1 in favor of the Super Eagles
- Gernot Rohr’s men came back from a goal down to beat the Squirrels in Uyo
- Stephane Sessegnon scored for Benin, while Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu netted for Nigeria
Super Eagles of Nigeria who are three-time African champions on Wednesday, November 13, came back from a goal down to beat visiting Benin Republic 2-1 in 2021 AFCON qualifiers.
The Squirrels came to Uyo with big determination of beating Super Eagles of Nigeria having lost their last five encounters against Gernot Rohr’s men.
Benin Republic started the match impressively with nice attacking football, and it took them only five minutes to score their goal at the Godswill Akpabio stadium.
Stephane Sessegnon scored the goal for Benin Republic as he benefited from a sloppy defending from Super Eagles allowing him to beat helpless Daniel Akpeyi.