Super Eagles beat Mozambique to End Five-Year Friendly Drought

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In a thrilling match, Nigeria’s Super Eagles secured a momentous 3-2 victory against Mozambique, breaking their five-year dry spell in friendly games. Despite an early lead by Mozambique’s Geny Catamo, Terem Moffi and Frank Onyeka swiftly equalized and put Nigeria in the lead. With a penalty secured by Fisayo Dele-Bashiru and a goal by Simon Moses, the Eagles secured a comfortable lead by half-time.

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Though Mozambique managed to narrow the gap, the Super Eagles maintained their advantage, with Sadiq Umar making a notable impact despite having two goals disallowed. With this victory, Nigeria ended a long streak of friendly defeats and draws, a relief following the recent heartbreak against Saudi Arabia just three days prior. Looking ahead, the team’s focus now shifts to the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, beginning with a home match against Lesotho’s Crocodiles on November 13, 2023, followed by an away fixture against the Warriors of Zimbabwe.

Emman Tochi
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Emma Tochi is Naija247news Media Northern Bureau Chief, he's based in FCT Abuja. He overseas the northern operations of this business media

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