2022 WCQ: 6 Talking Points From Super Eagles 2

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The Super Eagles kick-started their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on a brilliant note when the team overcame the Lone Star of Liberia 2-0 on Friday September 3, 2021 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

Kelechi Iheanacho’s brace was all Nigeria needed to pick up the maximum points and top the Group C ahead of Central Africa Republic and Cape Verde.

In this piece, Completesports.com‘s Augustine Akhilomen x-rays the five talking points that made the encounter exciting.

Iheanacho Got His Goal-scoring Mojo For Eagles Back

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, was at his best as he grabbed the headlines with his sublime goals against Liberia. The former Golden Eaglets star was always at the right spot in the 18-yard box and could have scored more than the two goals.

Iheanacho put the Eagles ahead on 22 minutes with a sizzling drive from the edge of the penalty area following a short corner kick and quick interchange of passes with Alex Iwobi. The former Arsenal star was also the…



Source: Complete Sports