Sierra Leone hopes of reaching their third African Cup of Nations finals is alive after Nigeria 1-0 victory over Benin at the Charles de Gaulle Stadium in Porto Novo on Saturday.
Nigeria broke Benin's unbeaten streak on home soil after a staggering EIGHT years. 😧
What an incredible achievement by The Squirrels. 🐿️🇧🇯#TotalAFCONQ2021 | @thenff | @NGSuperEagles | @Benin_FBF pic.twitter.com/ooboR5eTdh
— CAF (@CAF_Online) March 27, 2021
Sierra Leone long waits to win an away game continues.
The last away triumph was a 3-1 win against Equatorial Guinea in 2002 during the 2004 Afcon qualifiers.
Group L #AFCON2021Q#AFCON2021#SierraLeoneStories#SaloneTwitter pic.twitter.com/5MzrmNXkV8
— FSL News website (@football_sierra) March 27, 2021