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Benin 0-1 Nigeria: Onuachu late winner sink Squirrels

Paul Onuachu’s late goal assist Super Eagles end Benin's unbeaten home run since 2013 with a 1-0 win in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Saturday. The loss dent Squirrels’ qualification hopes as they need to avoid defeat against third-placed Sierra Leone when they meet on Tuesday. Earlier before Saturday’s meeting

Nigeria 1-1 Tunisia: Iheanacho’s strike not enough as Super Eagles held in a stalemate draw

Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw against Tunisia in their second international friendly game in October on Tuesday night. Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho’s opener was cancelled out by Mohamed Drager's effort at the Jacques Lemans Arena. Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr made five changes to the team that lost against African champions Algeria on Friday. Leganes centre-back Kenneth

Nigeria 0-1 Algeria: African champions defeat Super Eagles in Austria

Algeria defeated Nigeria 1-0 in Friday’s international friendly encounter in Austria, thanks to Ramy Bensebaini’s lone strike in the opening 10 minutes. The Borussia Monchengladbach defender fired the reigning African champions to victory at the Jacques Lemans Arena after pouncing on a loose ball from a corner-kick in the sixth minute. FC Midtjylland midfielder Frank Onyeka was handed

Ahmed Musa, Iwobi and Ndidi arrive in Nigeria camp

Nigeria captain and Al-Nassr winger Ahmed Musa, Everton forward Alex Iwobi and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, as well as nine other players, are in camp. The three-time African champions will take on the Republic of Benin in their opening Group L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at