In the first half of this game, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have their Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier with a good start, courteous to Kelechi Iheanacho.
The qualifier Day 1, Qatar 2022, played in a near-empty stadium at Teslim Balogun, Surulere, Lagos, overpowered the less-fancied Lone Stars of Liberia on the Nigerian side, who was studying as stars.
The game was decided in the first half of the one-sided game when Nigeria was settled in the 22nd and 44th minutes by Kelechi Iheanacho.
In the second half of the game, the Super Eagles played down with fewer shots on goal, Victor Osimhen losing a glorious opportunity to add to the talking.
But the second half had five changes made by the team coach with Paul Onuachu coming in for Osimhen as the first double substitute, while Moses Simon came in for Samuel Kalu.
Late into the game, both Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi made way for Captain Ahmed Musa and right full-back Shehu Abdullahi.
While Joe Aribo was substituted for newly signed Watford midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, late into the extra time.
Iheanacho was awarded the Man of the Match to pocket the N1m prize money from one of the sponsors, 33 Export for his two goals.
Iwobi who also put up a 5-star performance walked away with another cash prize of N1m courtesy of Another NFF partner, GAC Motor for the Most Valuable Player for the match.
With the win, the Super Eagles top the Group C of the Qatar 2022 qualifiers with three maximum points.
The Super Eagles are due to face the Blue
Sharks of Cape Verde on Tuesday, September 7, for the Day 2 World Cup elimination fixtures.