2023 AFCON QUALIFIER: Nigeria demolish Sao Tome and Principe in biggest win




Nigeria steamrolled past minnows, Sao Tome and Principe, 10-0, in away match in the on-going 2023 Total Energies African Cup of Nations Qualifier, decided, in Agadir, Morocco, on Monday.

The 10-0 win erased Nigeria’s 63-year old 10-1 record against Dahomey (now Republic of Benin.)

Coming from the 2-1 win over Sierra Leone, in Abuja, in their first match, the Super Eagles displayed a five-star outing in Agadir with Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen, scoring four goals, on match day, to equal the records of Albert Onyeali, who scored four times in the previous 10-1 record win, on November 29, 1959 and the legendary Rashidi Yekini, who scored four against Burkina Faso, at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, in an AFCON Qualifier, on July 271 1991 .

Terrim Moffi earned a brace, while Moses Simon, Oghenekaro Etebo, Ademola Lookman and Emmanuel Dennis scored one goal each to complete the annihilation of the minnows.

The Eagles will regroup in September to face Guinea-Bissau twice in continuation of the Qualifiers.

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