Sierra Leone vs Nigeria
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: 5 Good reasons Super Eagles must defeat Leone Stars

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria takes centre stage in Freetown in the second leg of their AFCON 2022 qualifier.

The Leone Stars pulled a stunt after coming from four goals down to force the Super Eagles to a 4-4 draw last weekend

Below are 5 reasons Gernot Rohr and his men must win the match as the build-up to the competition continues

Nigeria stand a chance to relinquish their leadership on the Group L table if they fail to beat Sierra Leone in Freetown in the second leg of their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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Both teams played a 4-4 draw in the reverse fixture at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin last weekend.

Gernot Rohr’s men got the game off to a blistering start after scoring four goals under 30 minutes, but they went to sleep in the last 30 minutes of the game.

However, the three-time African champions have got to bounce back to winning ways away from home as they continued their quest for qualification continues.

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In fact, the absence of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen who was extremely impactful in the first leg before his injury will further boost the confidence of the Leone Stars in this game.