Premier League club, Watford, has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for beating Guinea-Bissau 2-0 at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and progressing to the knockout stages with a perfect record.
Nigeria had defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in their final Group D fixture at the 2021 AFCON on Wednesday night.
The Super Eagles failed to score in the first half during the encounter but netted twice after the break.
Umar Sadiq converted a cross from Kelechi Iheanacho before William Troost-Ekong tapped in a loose ball after majestic footwork from Moses Simon.
The result means Nigeria’s 100 percent record in Cameroon remains intact.
Reacting, Watford, in a tweet via its Twitter handle, wrote: “Congrats, lads! A goal for William Troost-Ekong as he and @OkoyeMaduka progress to the #AFCON2021 knockouts with a 100% record!#TeamNigeria.”
Recall that Nigeria beat Egypt 1-0 in their first fixture before they saw off Sudan 3-1.
The Pharaohs finished in second place with six points, thanks to a 1-0 victory over Sudan.