Goals from Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen helped the Super Eagles fight back and defeat Sierra Leone after conceding an early goal.

Peseiro’s men claim their first victory under his tutelage in an intense game.

Sierra Leone took an early lead after a fantastic counter attackig goal by Johnathan Morsey who headed the ball past Francis Uzoho.

The visitor’s celebration was cut short after a beautiful peice of play by Calvin Bassey and Moses Simon was enough to set up iwobi for an esquisute finish.

Moses Simon’s brilliant header directed a cross from Ola Aina towards Osimhen who buried the ball at the back of the net from close range.

Nigeria will travel to face São Tomé and Principe in 4 days time for the second game of the qualifying round.