Super Eagles 2-0 up against Sudan at half time


The Super Eagles of Nigeria have taken 2-0 first half lead against Sudan in the ongoing AFCON tournament in Cameroon.

Samuel Chukwueze put the Eagles ahead on three minutes, as he latched on to a precise pass deep inside the box from Moses Simon, and he beat the goalkeeper with a low shot into the middle of the goal.

The Nigerian side, as expected, dominated play and missed couple of scoring chances.

On 20 minutes, Wilfred Ndidi latched on to a superb cross inside the box but he only hit the crossbar with a fine header.

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A long pass into the box on 36 minutes was latched onto by Taiwo Awoniyi, who looked up and slammed a terrific shot past the keeper but onto the right post.

Five minutes later Joe Aribo met a cross in the box and found some space for a shot. He produced an inaccurate effort that went wide of the right post.

Awoniyi made it 2-0 for Nigeria on 45 minutes, as he rose high to beat the goalkeeper with a perfect header. He headed the ball inside the left post.

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