Nigeria vs Libya (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles seek crucial win

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)
Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Having missed out on the last two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations, the Super Eagles are not willing to leave anything to chance in their quest to qualify for the 2019 edition.

In this light, it is expected that the Eagles will be going all out as they face Libya in one of the Match Day 3 games that would be played across the continent this weekend.

With the absence of John Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa is leading the Super Eagles again and he will hoping to lead them to victory like he did few weeks ago away to Seychelles.

Stay with PREMIUM TIMES for Live updates.

Kick off is

Super Eagles starting line up


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Francis Uzoho, Shehu Abdulahi, Jamilu Collin, Wilfred Ndidi, Troost Ekong, Leon Balogun, Samuel kalu, Ahmed musa, Odion Ighalo, Alex iwobi, Oghenekaro Etebo

Kick off already in Uyo

Nice start for super eagles

Foul on Ighalo

GOAL!! Jude Ighalo scores from the penalty Spot

Shehu Abdullahi appears injured after a tackle

Libya setling down and holding possession


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Libya playing hard and another foul on Abdullahi

Coach Genort Rohr Right on his feet .. wants more from the Eagles

Not looking good for Abudulahi again as he is being attended to by the medics

Nigeria still leading 1-0 courtesy of goal scoredby Ighalo

Game temporarily halted after Jamilu Collins fouls a Libyan player

Yellow card for Wilfred Ndidi

Sand Msoud from Libya receives a yellow card

In the last outing between Nigeria and Libya, the CHAN Eagles won 1-0

Another wasted chance as Samuel Kalu after a good run shoots the ball wide

Chance!!! Counterattack by Super Eagles but the final shot hits the crossbar and out

Jamilu Collin quite close to doubling the lead by Nigeria

Eager faces on the Nigerian bench itching for action

They would have to wait till the second half as the first 45 minutes is over in Uyo!

HALF TIME: Nigeria 1-0 Libya

Second half resumes

Libya get a corner kick

Libya Sub: Mohamed Zubya comes in for Anis Saltou


Ighalo doubles the lead after receiving a good pass from Iwobi

Nigeria 2-0 Libya

The fans enjoying themselves as the Eagles seem to be coasting to victory

Before today, Libya were unbeaten in Group E.. but they are crumbling to the superior firepower of the Super Eagles

Another change by Libya….Rabia Alshadi comes in for Ismael Tajouri-Shradi


Ighalo completes hits hat-trick

Odion Ighalo has now scored 4️ goals in his last 2️ games for Nigeria

Hat-trick hero .. Ighalo out for Isaac Success

Another change by Nigeria … Captain Ahmed Musa goes out for Henry Onyekuru

Ekong gets a yellow card for a foul at the edge of the penalty box.. Can Libya make the best of this

No.. Nigeria clear their line and the pressure is back on Libya


Samuel Kalu makes it 4-0 with a shot from outside the box

Samuel Kalu plays his club football with Bordeaux in France.. One of the new additions to the Eagles’ set up already justifying himself

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