Full Time: Nigeria 3-1 Sudan (Africa Cup of Nations Group D Fixture)

Full Time: Nigeria 3-1 Sudan (Africa Cup of Nations Group D Fixture)

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:54 PM
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria file out this afternoon against Sudan at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua, Cameroon.

Victory for Nigeria in this encounter will seal their qualification to the round of 16 at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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94' It's full-time at the at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua as Nigeria defeat Sudan 3-1. It's a very comfortabe evening for the Super Eagles who are now with two wins from two games

91' Sadiq Umar with a tame effort which seems not to trouble the opposition goalkeeper

90' Four minutes stoppage-time added

88' Selfish play by Moses Simon as the winger is dispossed while he tries to beat four markers

85' Five minutes left on the clock, still Nigeria lead by three goals to one

82' Great one-two between Ahmed Musa and Sadiq Umar, but somehow the ball goes into touch

80' Miss! Sudane came close to getting a second goal but there was no one to connect with the inswinger as Okoye clears the danger

76' Freekick to Nigeria as Kenneth Omeruo nicely intercepts an attack by the opponents

75' Another through-ball to Taiwo Awoniyi who strikes it one-time, but misses the target

72' Foul on Awoniyi by Nemir who pushes the Nigerian to the turf. Freekick poor from Nwakali

70' GOOOAAALLLL! Hussein scores from the spot sending Maduka Okoye the wrong way. Nigeria 3-1 Sudan

69' VAR check shows Ola Aina pulled an opponent in the danger area and it's a penalty for Sudan

67' Sudan corner cleared off as one of the players go down the turf in the danger area

65' Double changes for Nigeria as Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Nwakali come ON for Kelechi Iheanacho and Joe Aribo respectively

62' The Super Eagles are gaining confidence as they look to be stroking the ball around while the Sudanese side chase the ball around the pitch

59' Dangerous for Nigeria as goalkeeper Maduka Okoye spills an aeriel ball before he gets hold of it in a second attempt

56' Aribo brought down in the midfield as referee signals for infringement in favour of Nigeria

53' Three-time champions Nigeria continue to pile pressure, but the latest effort could not be controlled by Kelechi Iheanacho as the ball goes into touch

51' Again, Awoniyi's effort blocked as the Super Eagles win yet another corner kick

47' It's another early goal for Nigeria courtesy a sensational strike from Moses Simon

46' Samuel Chukwueze comes off for Alex Iwobi as the Eagles make first change of the game

46' Second half underway

HT' Dominant display from Augustine Eguavoen's men as Nigeria take a commanding led in this fixture. It's 2nil for Nigeria at half-time

46' Fourth referee signals three minutes stoppage-time

45' GOAAALLLL! Taiwo Awoniyi scores as the ball came off his head while the opponents complain to the referee. It's Nigeria 2-0 Sudan

44' Approaching the half-time break, Chukwueze is brought down by Abdelrazig

40' Miss! What a chance Nigeria have lost yet again as Joe Aribo fluffed Awonyi's squared-pass, having done all the initial work as he shoots wide

37' Sudan lucky to have escaped a goal-mouth scramble from Nigeria as the ball somehow did not cross the line after three attempts. Still Nigeria 1-0 Sudan

35' Moses Simon tripped at the far corner as the Nantes of France star wins a set-piece for Nigeria

33' The game's tempo is beginning to drop, although there are a number of flashes from the Eagles who look to complement on their second-minute goal

30' Referee summons the medics onto the pitch as Sudan's Musab goes down the turf. So far, it's more pressure from the Nigerian side

26' Lovely through ball from Iheanacho to Awoniyi, but the latter's effort was blocked and the ball rolls into touch

24' An aeriel ball through to Walledin seems too much as the ball goes into touch for another Nigeria goalkick

23' Mazin applies too much pressure in tackling Ola Aina as referee blows for infringemenr against the Falcons of Jediane

19' The first twenty minutes of this game have been dominated by the Super Eagles of Nigeria who look desperate to score more goals

15' Moses Simon continues to torment the entire opposition defense with sensational dribbling skills as Nigeria continue to dominate proceedings here

13' Sudan beginning to settle into the game as they win a corner, but the final effort easily saved by Maduka Okoye

10' Joe Aribo marshalling the Eagles' midfield and Nigeria with another chance but Chukwueze could not get his head to the ball

7' Chance Sudan Yaasin gets a chance for Sudan but fluffs his effort wide and it's a goalkick for Nigeria

4' Sudan doing everthing to contain the Nigerians in the midfield as this looks to be a promising encounter

2' GOOOAAALLLLL! Samuel Chukwueze openes the scoring with 2mins 18 seconds on the clock, iassisted by Moses Simon.

1' Game is underway as Super Eagles of Nigeria launch attack in the opening seconds of this encounter

Both teams are already having the pre-match warm up this sunny afternoon in Garoua

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Babajide Orevba
Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.