Tunisia opened their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign with a convincing victory over visitors Equatorial Guinea as former Manchester City attacker Kelechi Iheanacho scored twice to help Nigeria beat Liberia in their respective on Friday.
Group B Tunisia 3-0 Equatorial Guinea
Carthage Eagles of Tunisia proved too strong in their opening Group B World Cup campaign with a resounding 3-0 home win over Equatorial Guinea to top Group B. Goals from Bronn, Ellyes Skhiri and skipper Khazri was enough to ensure a convincing victory.
Mauritania 1-2 Zambia
Zambia standing second in their group after they registered a 2-1 win over hosts Mauritania at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott.
Matchday two will see Tunisia will travel to Zambia next, while Equatorial Guinea hosts Mauritania.
Group C Nigeria 2-0 Liberia
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brace for three-time African Champions Nigeria as they overcame Liberia with a 2-0 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Friday.
The former Manchester City attacker goals came in the 23rd and 45th minutes as the Eagles go top of Group C after match-day one fixtures, following Cape Verde’s 1-1 draw with the Central Africa Republic on Wednesday.
Gernot Rohr’s side was comfortable throughout their opening game of the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.
Group D Cameroon 2-0 Malawi
African Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon scored two first-half goals to defeat visitors Malawi 2-0 In Yaoundé to go top of Group D.
Al-Nassr Vincent Abubakar gave the Indomitable Lions in the lead in the opening ten minutes before Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui doubled their lead in the 22 minutes.
Elsewhere in the group, Mozambique and Ivory Coast played to a barren draw Estadio Nacional de Zimpeto.
The Elephant will host Cameroon on Monday 6th September in their matchday two in the race to Qatar while Mozambique travels to Malawi.
Group G Ghana 1-0 Ethiopia
Mubarak Wakaso scored the only goal of the day in the 35th-minute to help Ghana started their campaign with a home 1-0 win over Ethiopia in the Cape Coast stadium on Friday.
In the same group, Zimbabwe shared spoils with South Africa.
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