Benin Republic close to qualifying for 2022 AFCON as Super Eagles fumble

Benin Republic is closing on qualification for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, following a 1-0 victory against Lesotho at the Stade Charles de Gaulle on Saturday.

Jodel Dossou’s 24th-minute goal was all Michel Dussuyer’s men needed to secure maximum points.

Having lost 4-2 at home to Nigeria in their last game, Lesotho travelled to Porto-Novo with the ambition of reviving their fading AFCON dream.

A second successive win for Benin Republic leaves them second in Group L with six points – a point below Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles, who drew 4-4 with Sierra Leone on Friday.

The Leone Stars are ranked third with two points.

Lesotho is bottom of the group after picking up just one point from three outings.

Please follow and like us:
READ ALSO  Chelsea’s winning run in question as Everton clash looms

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Andy Cole names top five Premier League strikers ever

Sun Nov 15 , 2020
Post Views: 55 Former Manchester United star, Andy Cole, has named his five greatest strikers in Premier League history. Cole enjoyed a fine career in the EPL with Newcastle United and Manchester United, then latterly with the likes of Blackburn, Fulham and Manchester City. He sits third on the all-time […]
RSS
Follow by Email