Nigeria moves one step closer to the World Cup play-offs after defeating Liberia 2-0.

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After defeating Liberia on Saturday in Tangier, Morocco, Nigeria moved one step closer to securing a place in the World Cup play-offs.

Liberia was defeated 2-0 thanks to goals from Victor Osimhen and Ahmed Musa in the first and second halves, respectively.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen scored the first goal, which was a penalty for Nigeria after the Liberian goalkeeper brought him down.

Liberia 0-2: Nigeria: Super Eagles move one step closer to World Cup play-off

He converted the resulting penalty to give the Super Eagles an early lead in the first half and even though the away Super Eagles dominated play they could not add another goal in the first half.

In the second half, Substitute and captain Ahmed Musa scored the second goal for Nigeria, another penalty, with four minutes left to go in the match to give Nigeria a 2-0 victory.

The Eagles will need at least a draw in their last match against Cape Verde on Tuesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, Nigeria if they are to qualify for the World Cup play-off.

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