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Bayer Leverkusen Hail Boniface’s Nigeria Debut In 6-0 Win Over Sao Tome

Bayer Leverkusen Hail Boniface’s  Nigeria Debut In 6-0 Win Over Sao Tome

Bayer Leverkusen have hailed their striker, Victor Boniface, following his debut for Nigeria in the 6-0 win over Sao Tome and Principe in Super Eagles’ last Group A game of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series, Completesports.com reports.

The Jose Peseiro-led team walloped Sao Tome and Principe 6-0 on Sunday, September 10 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen scored the first goal of the game in the 13th minute and Atalanta winger Ademola Lookman sent a blazing shot past the opposition goalkeeper to make it 2-0 14 minutes later.

Also Read – 2023 AFCONQ: Peseiro Lauds Super Eagles Commitment In Win Against Sao Tome

Taiwo Awoniyi made it 3-0 for Nigeria with an acrobatic finish six minutes after the second half resumed.

Boniface was subbed on for Taiwo Awoniyi in the 62nd minute of the encounter.

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Boniface (12) celebrates with Samuel Chukwueze who utilized his assist for Nigeria’s 6th goal in the 6-0 win against the True Parrots of Sao Tome and Principe in Uyo.

Osimhen dispatched a penalty kick coolly in the 70th minute to grab his brace and make it 4-0. He finally got his hat trick with a tap in from close range after being teed up by substitute Samuel Chukwueze.

Chukwueze scored yet another goal for Nigeria in the encounter to make it 6-0 off a Boniface assist.

Bayer Leverkusen took to their official X (formerly Twitter) platform to herald their top striker.

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“🇳🇬6-0 win on debut! Victor @boniface_jnr cones on as a substitute half an hour before Nigeria’s runaway win against Sao Tome & Principe,” the post reads.

Boniface has scored four goals and made two assists in three Bundesliga matches for Bayer Leverkusen so far this term.

The Super Eagles finished first in Group A of the AFCON qualifiers with 15 points after six games.

The forthcoming Afcon will take place in Ivory Coast from January 13 to February 11, 2024.

By Toju Sote


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  • MONKEY POST 9 months ago

    CAF just missed an Opportunity to cash out big time. I mean imagine a big, high profile name like GENERAL ROAR in IVORY COAST…

    Imagine a Nigeria vs benin republic maybe a semi final clash…

    The ticket sales will be massive!

    Caf really don’t know how to do business atall…

  • Stop using Gernot Rhor to hide your deep rooted hatred for Nigeria.,….. Gernot Rhor did not send you all this message abeg…….it’s becoming embarrassing……. your shame dey shame me abeg……hahhaahhaahhaaha

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