Lesotho Team Land in Lagos Ahead of Final AFCON 2022 Qualifier Against Nigeria
- Lesotho are now in Lagos for their last AFCON 2022 qualifier against Nigeria
- The Crocodiles are bottom of the log after failing to record a win in five matches
- Nigeria who have already qualified for the AFCON tournament defeated Benin in Port Novo
Lesotho have arrived in Lagos ahead of their final Group L AFCON 2022 qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
The match will be played on March 30, 2021, as both sides will be looking to claim bragging rights in their last group match.
The Crocodiles are bottom of the group after playing five matches without a win including three draws and two losses.
Gernot Rohr's side were victorious away in the first leg following a 4-2 scoreline with Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukweze and Victor Osimhen all getting their names on the scoresheet.
Lesotho were held to a 0-0 scoreline by visiting Sierra Leone which automatically gave Nigeria the ticket to the AFCON 2022 slated for Cameroon.
On the other hand, the Super Eagles cemented their place as group winners after a last gasp goal from Paul Onuachu.
Benin only need a draw to join Nigeria as runners-up but a 2-0 loss to the Leone Stars would see them crash out of qualification.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Tyronne Ebuehi has stated that being left out Super Eagles squad against the Benin Republic was the decision of Gernot Rohr and he respects it, Complete Sports.
Ola Aina was the preferred option in the right-back position as the Nigerian side narrowly defeated the Squirrels by a 1-0.
The three-time African champions booked their place in the AFCON 2022 tournament slated for Cameroon after breaking Benin's eight-year unbeaten home record at the Stade de l'Amitie at Port Novo.
Legit.ng also reported that it was celebration galore for Nigerians after the Super Eagles narrowly defeated Benin by a lone goal in an AFCON qualifier to cement their status as winners in Group L, Twitter.
The three-time African champions had already booked their place in the AFCON 2022 tournament slated for Cameroon.
Maduka Okoye who kept a clean sheet in the game on his fifth cap for the national team showed he is an authentic Nigerian.