S/Leone vs Nigeria: WATCH Osimhen's anxious moments before Iheanacho's winner

Victor Osimhen had a restless time watching his teammates from the bench.

S/Leone vs Nigeria: WATCH Osimhen's anxious moments before Iheanacho's winner

Izuchukwu Akawor 08:31 - 19.06.2023

Victor Osimhen watched the final moments of the match against Sierra Leone from the bench and could hardly be in his seat in the highly tense battle.

A video has surfaced on social media showing a restless Victor Osimhen in the final moments of Nigeria’s AFCONQ2023 clash against Sierra Leone. 

Osimhen was one of the stars of the day as Nigeria Super Eagles survived a scare against the determined Leone Stars on Sunday in Monrovia. 


The Napoli hero netted an excellent brace to help the Eagles to book their place in the tournament next year after a 3-2 win over Sierra Leone. 

Osimhen’s anxious moments vs Sierra Leone

Osimhen was on the pitch for 81 minutes with the scoreline 2-1 after Mustapha Bundu’s goal pulled one back before the break for the home side. 

Victor Osimhen looked restless as Sierra Leone piled on the pressure on Nigeria.

However, he was subbed off with Taiwo Awoniyi taking his place for the final nine minutes of the encounter.

Those final minutes proved to be the most anxious for the Napoli icon as he could barely watch as Sierra Leone put Nigeria under pressure according to a video by CAFOnline writer, T. Kla Wesley Jr.

AFCON 2023
Victor Osimhen netted a brace vs the Leone Stars.

Three minutes after he left the pitch, the hosts completed their comeback when Augustus Kargbo made it 2-2. 

The video showing what transpired in those final moments has made it to social media with Osimhen parking instructions from the dugout. 


The video also includes his reaction and how the entire bench reacted before and after Iheanacho’s late-minute winner against the stubborn Leone Stars. 

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