Semi Ajayi focused on Super Eagles vs Zimbabwe after his 1st goal for Nigeria against Lesotho.
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At the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, the Super Eagles World Cup qualification opener was against the Crocodiles of Lesotho
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Here is what you need to know if you are watching Nigeria's 2nd 2026 World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe.
Super Eagles 1-1 Lesotho
The Super Eagles were not effective to start the game as the first half ended in a goalless draw.
Against the run of play, Tshwarelo Bereng located Motlomelo Mkhwanazi from a corner kick in the 56th minute to put Lesotho in front.
Kelechi Iheanacho's corner kick was headed in by Semi Ajayi for the Super Eagles equalizer.
The game ended in a draw as the Super Eagles playing in the rain were unable to find a breakthrough against a stubborn Lesotho team.
Semi Ajayi reacts as Super Eagles Struggle against Lesotho ahead of Zimbabwe
Ajayi has now taken to social media to celebrate his first goal for Nigeria on the international stage.
Along with photos of the game was a message that said, "Blessed to be able to score my first goal for my country 🇳🇬🦅
"Full focus now switches to Sundays game and picking up maximum points. Thank you God 🙏🏾 #SA6 #GIG"
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