Three goals in under 30 minutes, including a brace by Leicester’s forward Ahmed Musa, guided the Super Eagles past the Hawks of Togo 3-0 in an international friendly game in Paris on Thursday night.
Musa fired the ball past goalkeeper Fatao Alhassani right on time in the 3rd minute, after a wonderful display Alex Iwobi. Iwobi likewise provided an assist to the second goal by Musa 15 minutes later.
The Gernot Rohr led team ruled to near–embarrassing degree against the Sparrow Hawks, who featured at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon earlier in the year.
Oghenekaro Etebo got the better of the Hawks goalkeeper in the 27th minute and laid a pass for Kelechi Iheanacho, who have no other option than to smash the ball into the net. Iheanacho has now scored 7 goals in 10 matches for the Super Eagles, including scoring in seven of the last eight matches.
The win over the Sparrow Hawks implies the three–time African champions stay unbeaten in all their eight matches in the course of the past one year, winning 6 and scoring 15 goals while they concede just five.