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Onuachu makes the difference as the Super Eagles of Nigeria end Benin’s 8 year unbeaten run

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Paul Onuachu strucked a dagger into the hearts of Benin supporters after his 90+4 minutes header ended their 8 match unbeaten run which dates back to 2013 when they lost at home to Algeria.

Nigeria will be one of the the participating teams at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Although Nigeria already secured their place at the continental mundial after Sierra Leone failed to beat Lesotho.

Paul Onuachu proved to be vital after he came on to nod home the winner in the added minutes of the second half at the the Stade Charles de Gaulle.

Paul Onuachu’s header was enough as Nigeria did the doubles over their West African rivals after winning the first leg 2-1 in Asaba. Nigeria will be at the Africa cup of nations in Cameroon in 2021.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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