Nigerians have been celebrating the senior men’s football team, the super Eagles, over their victory against the Falcons and True Parrots of São Tomé and Príncipe.
The Eagles secured a record 10-0 victory over the central Africans in Morocco on Monday in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
Victor Osimhen led the goal galore with four goals while Terem Moffi’s brace and goals from Moses Simon, Peter Etebo, Ademola Lookman, and Emmanuel Dennis completed the demolition.
The Super Eagles had earlier bagged all three points available in the opening game of the qualifying series with a 2-1 defeat of Sierra Leone at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja last Thursday.
The 10-0 demolition over Sao Tome and Principe ensures Nigeria now lead Group A with six points from two matches.
The huge score gap is already a National record for the team, and Nigerians have taken to social media to celebrate the feat.
See how Nigerians are reacting to the win:
When last did the Super Eagles win an away game 8-0?
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) June 13, 2022
— OVO (@Ovo_himself449) June 13, 2022
Osimhen gets his Hatrick for the Super Eagles of Nigeria to make it 8-0 👏🏾👏🏾.
At this point, Rashidi Yekini’s 37goals record will soon be a thing of the past.
— Ibukun Aluko (@IbkSports) June 13, 2022
Previous record was a Super Eagles 10-1 win [vs Dahomey]. 🇳🇬🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/DXDFAVB7Pr
— E (@iamOkon) June 13, 2022
Victor Osimhen scores his 12th goal for the Super Eagles of Nigeria 🇳🇬 in 22 games. He now has the second best goal to game ratio in Nigerian Football History (0.54), behind only Rashidi Yekini (0.63).
If there’s anybody that would break Yekini’s goal record, it’s Osimhen. 👑 pic.twitter.com/zDJRJRFk84
— Dez ⚽️ (@dezfootie) June 13, 2022
Make them organise one charity friendly match between this super eagles and Manchester united.
I wan see something pic.twitter.com/KkLTV4mEsl
— Calabar olodo🇳🇬 (@_Djolodo) June 13, 2022
Sao tome Before and After the match with super eagles pic.twitter.com/e41bDYOokQ
— Papi Of Lagos (@Papisojah) June 13, 2022
— Benny (@BenUgbana) June 13, 2022
Nigeria scored 10 goals in my generation.. Thank God I'm alive to see this.
— ComradeISIBOR (@ComradeISIBOR_) June 13, 2022
— Osinwin UI 🇳🇬🦍 (@nattyaces) June 13, 2022
— Anonymous© (@worthyAlhaji) June 13, 2022
Na motherless baby homes Super Eagles go dey strong muscle for.
Ordinary republic of Paloma and Diego wan kill dem the other day.
— Rayo Kasali™ (@RayoKasali) June 13, 2022
The Super Eagles beating Sao Tome and Principe 10:0 is their best scoreline in living memory. Reminds me of Nigeria vs Tahiti 6:1 that year 😆
Special congratulations to Victor Osimhen for scoring his first 4 goals in a single game for Super Eagles. Many more will come for him.
— First Doctor (@firstdoctorr) June 13, 2022
…By Hamzat Rasheed
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