Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen transferred his club form to AFCON 2021 football after scoring twice in a 2-4 win against Lesotho.
The crucial away victor followed after Nigeria defeated Benin on matchday one, leaving Gernot Rohr’s men at the summit of Group L.
Lesotho’s Nkoto Masoabi opened the day’s scoring after 11 minutes - while Collins Awaziem also put in an own goal.
Iwobi equalized with a low shot effort on 26 minutes. Nigeria went 2-1 up through a Chukwueze header that was from an Osimhen assist. The 74th minute came with Osimhen’s first goal before the Lille man completed his brace on 83 minutes. Lesotho’s consolation would come via Awaziem own goal on 89 minutes.
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The Super Eagles will next take on Sierra Leone next August for matchday three of the AFCON 2021 qualifiers.