17:06 BST 08/09/2021
Gernot Rohr’s men survived an initial scare in Mindelo then they secured their second group win in as many matches
Super Eagles stars including Kenneth Omeruo, Henry Onyekuru and Chidozie Awaziem joined Nigerians in celebrating their 2-1 victory over Cape Verde with their social media updates.
The three-time African champions maintained their 100% start to their 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday, thanks to Victor Osimhen’s equaliser and an own goal from Kenny Rocha Santos that sealed a crucial away win for them.
Nigeria now lead Group C with six points after two matches, three points above second-placed Liberia while Cape Verde and Central African Republic have a point each.
In their reactions, Gernot Rohr’s men expressed satisfaction with their performance and ‘the Naija spirit’ they showed at the Estadio Municipal Aderito Sena.