AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Beat Egypt To Win Opening Game
The Super Eagles were in command versus the Pharaohs, who were big favorites going into the event.
Augustine Eguavoen’s team dominated the game from the start, taking the lead early in the second half.
Kelechi Iheanacho took two touches before volleying the ball in after Joe Aribo’s header found him inside the box.
Nigeria had several chances to extend their lead, particularly in the second half, but they are presently three points ahead of Group D.
Sudan and Guinea-Bissau meet in the second Group D match on Tuesday.