Players and officials of the Nigeria national team, have returned to the country, following a 3-2 win over Sierra Leone in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday.
The win secured their spot at next year’s tournament.
In an intense match held at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium, the Super Eagles emerged victorious with a 3-2 win against Sierra Leone, marking their fourth victory in the qualifying campaign.
The Nigerian team started that encounter brilliantly, with Victor Osimhen scoring an impressive brace in the first half.
However, the Leone Stars put up a fierce fight, managing to level the score before Kelechi Iheanacho secured a last-minute goal, leading to a dramatic victory for the three-time African champions.
This thrilling triumph propelled Nigeria back to the top of Group A, as they accumulated an impressive 12 points out of a possible 15.
Due to the absence of a CAF-approved stadium in Sierra Leone, the match took place in Liberia, with the Super Eagles arriving on Saturday for the Sunday game.