Nigeria 2 Sierra Leone 0: Ezenwa named man of the match as Nigeria beat Sierra Leone to qualify
Home Eagles captain, Ikechukwu Ezenwa was named the man of the match as Nigeria beat Sierra Leone 2-0 at the Cape Coast Stadium on Monday to qualify for the 2017 WAFU Cup group stages.
The FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper who was in goal in Super Eagles’ 1-1 away draw in the world qualifier match against Cameroon was impressive yet again.
His focus, foresight, communication, awareness and experience kept Nigeria in the game as they push for a goal.
At the end thalf time there was nothing separating the two teams until the last five minutes of the second half when when Osas Okoro and Peter Eneji turned up.
Osas Okoro opened Nigeria’s scoring in the 84th minutes through a well taken free kick before Peter Eneji scored the winning goal in the 87th
Nigeria have now qualified for the group stages where they will play Guinea, Mali and Ghana.