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Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Super Eagles throw four-goal lead to draw 4-4

Nigeria threw away a four-goal lead against Sierra Leone on Friday, to draw 4-4 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Benin City, Edo state.

The Super Eagles came into the clash top of the group with a perfect record and opened the scoring as early as the 4th minute.

Alex Iwobi drilled in the first goal, before Victor Osimhen doubled Niegria’s advantage with a one-time finish.

Iwobi made it 3-0 from long range and Samuel Chukuweze danced his way past a couple of challenges to slot home.

However, the visitors pulled one back before the break through Kwame Quee.

In the final 28 minutes of the game, Al-Hadji Kamara scored a brace and Mustapha Bundu also got on the scoresheet, as Sierra Leone grabbed a shock result.

Gernot Rohr’s men remain top of Group L with 7 points, while Benin are second with three points.

Benin host Lesotho tomorrow.

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