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Nigeria vs Liberia: Kelechi Iheanacho nets brace as Super Eagles win

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Nigeria began their quest to qualify for the 2022 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Liberia on Friday..



The game was played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.

Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored a first-half brace to seal all three points for the three-time African champions.

His first goal came in the 22nd minute, after he found space in the right wing and unleashed an effort that flew past goalkeeper Ashley Williams.

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Victor Osimhen missed a good chance to double Nigeria’s lead with five minutes left to play in the first half, before Iheanacho swivelled to make it 2-0.

The Super Eagles now top Group C with three points.

They take on Cape Verde in their next qualifying fixture on Tuesday

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