Nigeria’s Super Eagles began the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign with a 2-1 win over Benin to top the Group L table after Lesotho and Sierra Leone ended the other group action in a draw.
Newslegend.com.ng’s IZUCHUKWU OKOSI in this piece first published on AllNigeriasoccer.com here rates the Eagles players who were in action :
Daniel Akpeyi : Performed decently well in his
return to the national team. Exposed by his defenders for the Benin goal scored
by Stephane Sessegnon. His distribution was excellent. 7/10.
Ola Aina : Won the penalty scored by
Victor Osimhen in the first half. His defending was assured as well as
his forays going forward. Substituted off for Chidozie Awaziem. 8/10.
Jamilu Collins : The left
back was overrun a couple of times by the Benin forwards. 4/10.