Sierra Leone vs Nigeria will see the Leone Stars attempt to live up to their dramatic 4-4 comeback to record a win over the Super Eagles in Freetown.
Despite giving away four goals to the Sierra Leonean side at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, the three-time African champions still lead Group L with seven points, one ahead of Benin.
The Leone Stars are yet to record a victory in the group but their massive turnaround in the first fixture against the Nigerian side gives the home team a huge psychological advantage in the second leg.
Super Eagles starting XI: Okoye, Akpoguma, Balogun, Ekong, Aina, Etebo, Iwobi, Aribo, Chukwueze, Iheanacho, Musa.
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5’ — Nigeria mounting the pressure on their opponents
Etebo plays a long ball towards the path of Iheanacho but the Sierra Leone goalkeeper rushes out of his line to gather the ball.
4’ — Musa wins a free kick
Nigeria win a freekick in a good position but the goalkeeper gathers the ball easily from Ahmed Musa’s freekick. Just as expected the Super Eagles are coming all out in this game.
01’ — Kick off
The match has gone underway as both teams have everything to play for in the game. Nigeria are playing for bragging rights while Leone Stars are looking to create an upset.