Squirrels of Benin Republic Captain Stephan Sessegnon has admitted that his side lost to a better Super Eagles side in Wednesday’s 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Sessegnon gave his side a shocking lead inside just two minutes, but Nigerians rallied back and scored twice through Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu to take all three points.
However, Sessegnon who plays for Genclerbirligi of Turkey midfielder said the experience of playing against the Super Eagles will help them for the next game against Sierra Leone.
“We played against a good team. The Nigerian team is very good and you know it is a difficult game. For us, it is a bad result, but it is a good game (to prepare us) for the next game,” the former Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion star told reporters after the game.”
Michel Dussuyer’s men will host Sierra Leone in their next game on Sunday, while the Super Eagles will be away the same day to Lesotho in Maseru.
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