2021 AFCON: Sadiq, Troost-Ekong Power Eagles Over Guinea Bissau In Past Ground D Match
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By Amaechi Agbo
Sadiq Umar and William Troost-Ekong scored in the second half to hand Super Eagles a 2-0 win against Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau in the last group D match of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations AFCON in Cameroon, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Almeria of Spain striker, Sadiq scored in the 56th minute off a Kelechi Iheanacho laid through ball.
The dangling striker who was ineffective during the first half, tapped in for the Eagles opener before he was subbed off for Peter Olayinka
Defender, William Troost-Ekong put the game beyond the Wild Dogs after he tapped into the net a rebound from winger, Moses Simon.
Simon had made a datting run inside the box, dribbled past four defenders only to see his shot bounce off the bar before Troost-Ekong tapped in.
A lengthy Video Assistant Referee check later confirmed that the Watford FC defender was onside before he scored
The victory ensures that coach Augustine Eguavoen has preserved his record as the only Nigeria coach to win all three group matches in the tournament.
He did it in 2006 and repeated it in 2021 edition.
Nigeria will remain in Garoua for their Round of 16 clash next week.
In the other group D match, Egypt defeated Sudan 1-0 to confirm their passage into the last 16.