Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, scored 4 targets because the Tremendous Eagles spanked Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Monday.
Victor Osimhen’s 4 targets, Terem Moffi’s brace and targets from Moses Simon, Peter Etebo, Ademola Lookman, and Emmanuel Dennis accomplished the obliteration on the Stade Adrar in Morocco.
The Tremendous Eagles started the match on a vivid observe by dominating ball possession, nonetheless, they had been unable to get their rhythm in assault at first.
They ultimately obtained their act straight when the Napoli star opened the scoring after heading Simon’s cross previous goalkeeper Anastacio Braganca 9 minutes in.
Seven minutes later, Jose Peseiro’s aspect obtained their second objective after man-of-the-match Osimhen had arrange Nantes man Moses from shut vary.
Within the goal-laden first half, Nigeria raced to a three-goal lead two minutes earlier than the half-time break due to Moffi’s first worldwide effort.
After he was arrange by Osimhen – who sprinted via Sao Tome’s objective space – the France-based striker reduce previous Ivonaldo earlier than firing previous a stranded Braganca.
Regardless of their commanding lead, the Tremendous Eagles continued their push for extra targets and that paid off within the forty eighth minute with Lookman supplying the final move for Osimhen’s second.
The harvest of targets continued 5 minutes earlier than the hour mark after England-based Etebo curled house an attractive free-kick that was unstoppable for the goalie.
Moffi accomplished his brace 5 minutes later by poking house a cross from Zaidu Sanusi.
Former England youth worldwide Lookman opened his Nigeria account after capitalising on a mistake by the Sao Tome and Principe goalkeeper earlier than Osimhen wrapped up the sport along with his third and fourth targets whereas Dennis netted from the penalty mark to place the cherry on the cake.
Nigeria now lead Group A with six factors from two matches, whereas the Central Africans stay on the base of the log with no factors.
The Tremendous Eagles proceed their marketing campaign in opposition to Guinea-Bissau in September.