Nigeria edge past Liberia as President Weah shirt retired

Super Eagles By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/09/2018

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Lone Star of Liberia 2-1 in Tuesday’s exhibition game played at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium, Monrovia as president George Weah number 14 jersey retired.

The 51-year-old former World Footballer of the Year, who featured 79 minutes of the encounter with two first-half goals from Henry Onyekuru and Simeon Nwankwo and a late penalty from Liberia’s No.9.

Everton loanee open Super Eagles account with fired a long-range strike in the 12 minutes before Coutrone forward extend Nigeria lead with a powerful header from close range after Stoke City midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo corner kick.

Liberia pulls one back from a spot-kick after centre referee rules that Semi Ajayi touched the ball with his hands in the box.