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Libya vs Nigeria: pre-match review and prediction

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West African country, Nigeria will be going head to head against Libya for their second leg match in the AFCON qualifiers.

The first leg of the match which took place in Uyo, Akwa Ibom saw the Nigerian Super Eagles outclassed the North African team.

Nigerian defeated Libya with four goals to nothing, all thanks to a hat-trick from Odion Ighalo and a goal from Samuel Kalu.

The second leg of the match will be played at the Taieb Mhiri Stadium in Tunisia on Tuesday.

Nigeria alongside Libya and South Africa are in the same group, with the Bafana Bafana taking the lead followed by the Super Eagles on the second spot.

Looking at the way the Nigerian squad played against Libya in the first leg, their coach Gernot Rohr is likely to make use of the same squad that defeated the Libyan team on Tuesday.

Below are the past statistics of the two African countries,

Nigeria have defeated Libya 3 times when they last met in all competitions.

Libya have scored over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 8 matches in the AFCON Qualifiers.

The Super Eagles have won 3 of their last 5 matches in all Competitions.

Prediction

Looking at the records, Nigeria have a higher chance of defeating Libya tomorrow with 3 goals to 1.

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