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Super Eagles aim to end Benin’s impressive home record

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has said that the team aims to end the impressive home record of Benin Republic when the two sides meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Saturday.

Benin are yet to lose at home since 2013 and will be hoping to continue that run against Gernot Rohr’s men.

Speaking to Brila.net, Musa said: “We are going there to win, we understood they have (not) lost at home since 2013, but we are going there to try get a win. I know that the boys can do it and I know by the grace of God we will do it.”

With four games played, the Super Eagles currently lead Group L with eight points, one more than Benin Republic who are in second place.

After the game against Benin, Nigeria will face Lesotho, who are bottom of the group with just two points. The game against Lesotho comes up next Tuesday.

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