Super Eagles Land in Freetown For Redemption Match Against Sierra Leone (Photos)




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After squandering a 4-0 lead, Eagles will today face Stars of Sierra for African Cup qualifying match.

It is a redemption match for Eagles, salvage image.

Eagles squandered a 4-0 lead against Stars on Saturday at Ogbe Stadium in Benin.

Nigerian fans and the were embarrassed as the stars clawed way back into the game, forcing a 4-4 draw.

Captain Ahmed Musa had since apologised for the blunder, pledging an improvement in Freetown.

William Troost-Ekong, of the Eagles said: “It is Naija spirit overcome and succeed. Hungry and ready for redemption ”.

The Eagles left Nigeria earlier today, and upon landing at the Lungi International were ferried the city.

According to reports, the Eagles will be at Siaka Stevens Stadium today at 5.45pm Nigerian for the cracker with the hosts.

The match will be played at 1700 Nigerian on .

Nigeria has a thin lead in Group with seven points.

Second placed member of the group, Benin Republic has six points.

Sierra Leone has two and Lesotho just point.

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