The Super Eagles defeated Guinea Bissau 1-0 on Monday in Bissau to reclaim first place in Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
After 29 minutes, Moses Simon’s penalty kick gave the Nigerian senior men’s football team the victory they needed to move to nine points after four games.
They have now upstaged from the apex position Guinea Bissau who toppled them on Friday in Abuja with a 1-0 win.
Guinea Bissau are with seven points from four matches and in second place, ahead of Sierra Leone who have five points from four matches.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria will next face the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in a Match Day 5 fixture.
More details to follow.