Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated Liberia’s national football team The Lone Stars 2 – 1 in an International ceremonial friendly on Tuesday night. The game was played at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia which also had the country’s President and former international footballer George Weah as captain of the team.
Hapoel Be’er Sheva midfielder John Ogu captained the Super Eagles in the match that also had George Weah’s former teammate James Debbah on the lineup.
Galatasaray, forward Henry Onyekuru and Crotone striker Simy Nwankwo both scored in the first half for the Eagles while Liberia got a consolatory goal courtesy of a penalty.
The Super Eagles players and officials departed Nigeria Tuesday morning in a chartered flight for the ceremonial match where the Ballon d’Or winner, President George Weahs national team jersey number 14 was officially retired.