The Squirrels of Benin Republic played host to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in one of the Group L Match fixtures of the 2021 Africa Nations Cup Qualifier.
But it was the Super Eagles of Nigeria, who got the three (3) points of the game as they defeated the squirrels of Benin Republic by 1 goal to nil, via a header from Genk forward, Paul Onuachu in the 90th minute of the game.
But Paul Onuachu’s goal against the Benin Republic didn’t cause any change in the top goal scorers chart of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Cup, as South Africa’s forward, Percy Tau, Super Eagles forward, Super Eagles forward, Victor Oshimen and two other African players still retained their position as the joint highest goal scorer of the ongoing 2021African Cup of Nations Qualifier with four goals (4) each.
2021 AFCON Top Goal Scorers chart as of 27th of March,2021;
Paul Onuachu’s goal against the Benin Republic is his first goal for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers.
The match which was played on Saturday, the 27th of March, 2021, enabled football fans of both nations, to see some of the international football players who ply their trade in Europe and other nations for their respective club-sides, after a long period of absence of International football.