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 4.pm

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


GOALLL!!!


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


GOALLL… !!!


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


GOALLLL …

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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