The super eagles of nigeria, at the Teslim Balogun stadium- Lagos, suffers a shocking 1-0 defeat to central African republic to end their 100 percent start to the fifa world cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers after victories against Cape Verde and Liberia.
Gerneth Rohr’s men were below pare despite parading stars against a country who are rated 123rd in the world, especially in the first half where it took them almost nearly 30’minutes before they had shot on goal.
Although they mounted more pressure on the republicans in the second half, yet they were hit soo hard late into the game after Namnganda had kissed the back of the net on stroke of time, thus on the 90′ mins, ensuring victory for the central’s.
The Super green eagles, will hope to make history repeat itself once in 2014 for their africa cup of nations qualifier match, lost 3-2 to Congo in Kalaba but went to port Noau and emerged 2-0 victors.
Redemption lies in the face of the Nigerians in Doula on sunday when they play quest to the same opponent in cameroon for their fourth round of match.
After three games, Nigeria leads the summit of their group with 6 points whiles cape verde trails with 4 points, same number as Liberia who lies third also with 4 points.