A cross-section of football fans in Abuja on Tuesday expressed their satisfaction with the Super Eagles’ performance against Egypt at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian side beat the Pharaohs 1-0 in their opening Group D match at the Roumde Adjia stadium in Garoua.
Majority of the fans who reside in Lugbe and other settlements along the Airport Road in Abuja said Kelechi Iheanacho’s 30th minute goal gave them a huge relief.
Afolabi Olanrewaju, a football analyst, told NAN that the outing was a good display against Egypt who are seven-time winners of the competition.
”This is just the beginning, but we missed a lots of goalscoring chances,”he said.
Olanrewaju however pointed out that team head coach Augustine Eguavoen still needed to work more on the finishing of the attackers.