World Cup Qualifiers: CAR stuns Super Eagles 1-0 in Lagos

World Cup Qualifiers: CAR stuns Super Eagles 1-0 in Lagos

Joel Ajayi 

The late goal from Central Africa Republic was a big upset as they pipped Super Eagles 1-0 in the ongoing world cup qualifier in Lagos, Nigeria.

Les Fauves, of CAR took away joy from fans who stormed Teslim Balogun Stadium on Thursday to cheer their beloved then as  defensive error from eagles profit the CAR who did not waste the opportunity in the 89th minutes of the encounter/

CAR defeated the Group C leader Nigeria and would be happy to go back to their country with good 3 points. 

With the result, Nigeria’s hope of unbeaten during qualifying for the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar, Asia suffered a dent. 

The Lackluster Eagles were defeated at home at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos as the Central Africans scored in the 91st minute to silence the home crowd.

The goal was the only short on target by the visitors and it beat Francis Uzoho who was in between the sticks

Despite losing the match, however, Nigeria still tops Group C with 2 points after Cape Verde also recorded away win against Liberia.

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles will on Sunday play the return leg in Duoala, Cameroon.

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