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2021 AFCON Qualifier: Ahmed Musa hailed after Nigeria 2-1 win over Benin Republic

SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabian club, Al Nassr has hailed Ahmed Musa after Super Eagles came from behind to beat Benin Republic 2-1 in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifier encounter on Wednesday.

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OgeneAfrican reports that the Super Eagles had to fight from a goal down, as the Squirrels opened scoring at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. Read it here.

Stephane Sessegnon latched on a defensive error to make it 1-0.

Victor Osimhen made it 1-1 from the penalty spot, shortly before half time.

Samuel Kalu grabbed the winner, with a fine solo goal.

Al Nassr commended Musa for his performance during the match.

His club in a tweet on its official page wrote: “Congratulations to our Nigerian star Ahmed Musa for the win of Super Eagles in their match against Benin in the AFCON 2021 Qualification!”

Nigeria will now take on Lesotho on Sunday in their next match.

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