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Sports News of Thursday, 9 June 2022

Source: www.brila.net

Peseiro pleads for more time after narrow win over Sierra Leone

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Jose Peseiro admits there is plenty of work to be done, following the Super Eagles’ hard-fought win over Sierra Leone.

Peseiro won his first competitive game in charge of the team, but it was done in a very hard way.

The three-time African Champions came back from a goal down to beat Sierra Leone 2-1 in the opening match of the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers in Abuja.

John Morsay gave the visitors an early lead, but a goal from Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen snatched the maximum points for the Eagles.

Speaking after the game, Peseiro said: “We are better than Sierra Leone in this game, we deserve to win. We changed the setup in the second half, I think it was only the last 10 minutes our opponent had some good moments.”

“We created a lot of scoring chances, we could have won with a bigger margin, but the team needs more time and we must work,” he said.

Next for Peseiro and his boys is a trip to Morroco where they’ll face Sao Tome and Principe in their second game.