24 April 2019
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Nigeria Under23 Wallop Libya, To Play The Winner Between Kenya And Sudan

Nigeria Under23 National team, Dream Eagles bounce back from a 2-0 defeat in Tunisia to Libya in to wallop the Junior Mediterranean Knights of Libya at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

Former U17 world cup winner Victor Osimhen open the scoring for Nigeria through a rebound Kelechi Nwakali goal bound free kick was denied by woodwork before halftime.

The Dream Eagles keep on mounting pressure on the Libya side whom
tactic was defend the two goals scored in Libya to see them to the next round.

But Osimhen Ddouble the Lead of the Nigeria side from a confused Libya defense in the 67th minutes put game 2-2 on aggregate.

Coach Imama Amapakabo side didn’t relent in searching for the winner goal as they keep on mounting pressure on the Libya side as Osimhen completed his Hatrick in the 81st minutes after receiving a Long pass from Nwakali.

The Libya side change thier tactics from defending by coming out to search a for a goal that will see them to the next round but it was the Eagles that went through after Chigozie Okereke 94th minutes goal from close range seal the victory for the Eagles.

Nigeria will play the winner between Kenya and Sudan to qualify for the finals in Egypt later this year.

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