The Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday thrashed the Crocodiles of Lesotho three objectives to nil of their closing Africa Cup of Nations qualifying sport on the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Napoli’s striker Victor Osimhen gave Tremendous Eagles their first objective twenty second into the match whereas Oghenekaro Etebo doubled the Nigerian crew lead within the 51st minute.
Paul Onuachu who got here in for Osimhen within the 74th minutes scored 9 minute after.
Although the Tremendous Eagles have lengthy certified for the showpiece occasion in Cameroon after Lesotho and Sierra Leone performed out a 0-0 draw final Saturday.
Nigeria began the Afcon qualifiers on a flying be aware, securing a 2-1 victory over Benin at Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium Uyo.
Victor Osimhen cancelled out Stephane Sessegnon opener earlier than Bordeaux ahead Samuel Kalu scored a improbable long-range effort to seal the victory for Gernot Rohr’s males.
The West African giants continued their spectacular begin to the marketing campaign, securing a 4-2 win over Lesotho at Setsoto Stadium.
Osimhen received a brace within the encounter whereas objectives from Everton star Alex Iwobi and Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze accomplished the rout.
The Tremendous Eagles then fluttered in opposition to lowly-rated Sierra Leone of their first assembly, squandering a 4-0 lead to attract 4-4 in Benin Metropolis, a lot to the displeasure of their followers.
Their second assembly with the Leone Stars in Freetown ended 0-0 and regardless of the back-to-back draw, the three-time African champions retained their prime spot in Group L.
The Tremendous Eagles completed third on the final version of the continental match in Egypt, behind winners Algeria and Senegal.
Their greatest performances on the biennial competitors had been in 1980, 1994 and 2013, the place they gained the extremely coveted trophy.
The West African aspect stay the crew with probably the most bronze medal on the match, successful it eight instances.
They are going to hope to clinch their fourth title on the 2022 version of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.