Victor Osimhen net four, two assists as Nigeria humiliates Sao Tome & Principe

by: Evolve


On Monday afternoon, the Super Eagles of Nigeria started their AFCON 2023 qualifying campaign with a remarkable away victory over the True Parrots of So Tomé & Principe.Victor Osimhen net four, two assists as Nigeria humiliates Sao Tome & Principe

Victor Osimhen’s four goals, Terem Moffi’s brace, and goals from Simon Moses, Peter Etebo, Lookman Ademola, and Emmanuel Dennis ensured the Eagles’ victory and all three points.

After 9 minutes, Victor Osimhen scored for the Eagles with a wonderful header and a perfect cross from Moses Simon.

Simon Moses, the FC Nancy assist machine, produced a tremendous cross, and Osimhen was there at the right time to head in Nigeria’s first goal.

On the 22nd minute, Osimhen stung the goalkeeper’s leg with a powerful header, but he was only inches away from netting his second of the game.

Five minutes later, Super Eagles captain – Simon doubles Nigeria’s lead, with Osimhen returning the assist.

Terem Moffi scored two minutes before halftime to put the Super Eagles up 3-0. Osimhen provided once more, hustling to win a loose ball and finding his strike partner with a good cross.

Moffi, meanwhile, maintained his cool and scored a wonderful goal to give Nigeria a three-goal advantage.

The Super Eagles entered the second half with a greater desire to score more goals. Only three minutes have passed before Osimhen scores his second goal of the game, this time off a Lookman cross.

With a free-kick, Peter Etebo made it 5-0. Moffi then scored his second goal of the afternoon in the 60th minute, thanks to an assist from Sanusi. Musa can also be substituted with some good work in the build-up.

Lookman Ademola scored his first goal for the Super Eagles of Nigeria before Osimhen scored his first hat-trick for Super Eagles to make the score 8-0.

Victor Osimhen went on to score his fourth goal of the game, putting the Eagles up 9-0, before Emmanuel Dennis made it a double digit game for Nigeria for the second time in their history.

The Super Eagles thrashed Sao Tome and Principe 10-0, their largest win ever.




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