RABAT, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria defeated Liberia 2-1 Saturday in Tangier, Morocco, in a Group C match of the African qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Gernot Rohr's squad beat the fellow West Africans courtesy of a pair of penalties scored by Victor Osimhen in the 15th minute and skipper Ahmed Musa in the 94th minute.
The three-time African champions lead Group C with 12 points.
In the second game of the group played Saturday in Praia, Cape Verde came from a goal down to beat Central Africa Republic 2-1 to remain second with 10 points, two behind Nigeria.
Nigeria and Cape Verde will face off on Tuesday in Lagos in what will be a grand finale of Group C in the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022.
Cape Verde is in a must win situation, while Nigeria just needs a draw to progress. Enditem