ICYMI: Ighalo Bags Hatrick As Super Eagles Thrash Libya In Uyo [WATCH GOALS]

Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick as the Super Eagles of Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 in their third group E game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash played on Saturday, October 18.

The Super Eagles started the game on the front foot and were awarded a penalty as early as the third minute when Odion Ighalo was brought down and he stepped up to convert the resulting penalty.

Alex Iwobi struggled to boss the game for the Super Eagles  along with companions Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo with defender Jamilu Collins going the closest when his solo run hit the cross bar.

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsIghalo doubled the Super Eagles lead when he latched onto a well weighted ball to him by Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi. The forward then scored his third of the game when he got on the end of a cross by Ahmed Musa to rebound his shot into the net .

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsSamuel Kalu scores fourth goal of the game when he curled a shot past the goalkeeper after he received a pass from Henry Onyekuru.

The result means that the Super Eagles picked up their second group stage win in the group and now have six points with South Africa top with seven points after a 6-0 win over Seychelles.

The Super Eagles return to action when they travel to Tunisia to face Libya in the second leg on Tuesday, October 16.

Source: wolexis

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