WCQ: Nigeria beat Central Africa Republic 2-0 in Douala

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Leon Balogun and Victor Osimhen both scored as Nigeria defeated Central Africa Republic 2-0 in the second of leg of the World Cup qualifier at the Stade omnisport de Douala on Sunday.

The first half strikes helped the Super Eagles return to winning ways after the shock 1-0 defeat to the same opponents just three days before at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Nigeria have now pulled further away at the top of group C with 9 points.

 

The Nigeria head Coach Gernot Rohr had dubbed the game a must win and necessary to redeem the team’s image and confidence.
On the day, captain Ahmed Musa also earned his 100th cap for Nigeria.

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