Iheanacho scores double as Nigeria beat Liberia in World Cup qualifiers match

Nigeria on Friday beat Liberia 2-0 in the first round of World Cup qualifier matches played across the continent.

The match, hosted in Lagos at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, was lit up by Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho who bagged both goals for the Super Eagles.

Both goals were scored in the first half.

The result puts Nigeria at the top of Group C after one round of matches.

The other two teams in the group – Cape Verde and the Central African Republic – had earlier played out a stalemate in Douala, Cameroon.

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