Tunisia kept their 100 percent record in the qualifiers with a 1-0 house success over Tanzania, while Morocco’s Hakim Ziyech scored two times as they beat Main African Republic 4-1 but South Africa struggled before winning 2-0 at home to Sao Tome e Principe.

Nigeria raced into a 4-0 lead inside the very first half-hour as Alex Iwobi scored two times, the very first in the 4th minute, and Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze added two more.

But Kwame Quee pulled one back for Sierra Leone 4 minutes before the break after which the visitors staged an exceptional healing with Alhaji Kamara scoring twice in between Mustapha Bundu’s effort – all in the final 18 minutes – to draw.

Angry fans demonstrated outside the stadium after the video game forcing Nigeria’s group to invest a number of hours in their altering space prior to being able to leave.

Penalties showed decisive in Friday’s other 4 qualifiers