2022 AFRICA CUP - GROUP D - DAY 07 - Nigeria vs Sudan
Nigeria vs Sudan 3:1
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Khedr Safour Daiyeen (70'minutes, pen)
Samuel Chukwueze set the ball rolling for the Super Eagles in the third minute from a Moses Simon pull-back.
Nigeria doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time when the ball went in off Taiwo Awoniyi and Simon rolled in a third straight after the restart.
Walieldin Khedr pulled a goal back for Sudan from the penalty spot after Ola Aina was penalised for a challenge.
The Nigeria right-back was adjudged to have fouled Secretary Birds defender Mustafa Karshoum, pulling his shirt as a corner was swung in, following a video assistant referee review.
The Nigeria Football Federation's decision to replace long-serving coach Gernot Rohr just four weeks before the tournament looks to have paid off, as interim boss Augustine Eguavoen once again saw his side put in a largely dominant performance in Garoua.