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Liberia Vs Nigeria Live: Super Eagles win 2-1 in friendly game to honour George Weah

Nigeria face Liberia in a friendly game at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complete in Monrovia.

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Super Eagles of Nigeria play Nigeria Vs Liberia: Live update of Super Eagles friendly game (Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has rung the chances for the friendly game against Liberia with John Ogu and Henry Onyekuru both in the starting XI.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa starts in goal for the first since November 2017 while Jamilu Collins is given a start on his debut for the Super Eagles.

Kelechi Nwakali also starts in his debut and joins Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo in midfield.

Super Eagles Line up against Liberia play

Super Eagles Line up against Liberia

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Crotone striker Simy Nwankwo starts upfront.

The game has been billed to celebrate Liberian president George Weah who is also a former footballer. Weah is formally resting his No. 14 jersey from the national team.

The Liberian president will play at some part in the friendly game.

Weah is out on the pitch warming up with the Liberian national team players.

Kick off

Weah is the captain of the Liberian team.

10mins: Goal for Nigeria: Onyekuru opens goal for the Super Eagles. The Galatasaray forward drives from the left and finds the top corner.

Collins gets a chance from the left, but the left-back's cross goes wild for a goal-kick.

24mins: The Super Eagles dominated Liberia as they play the ball around.

Goal for Nigeria!!! Siimy Nwankwo heads in from an Etebo corner to double Super Eagles lead.

34mins: Liberia 0 Vs 2 Nigeria

38mins: President Weah sends a fine pass to send a teammate through on goal but the referee correctly calls for offside.

End of first half

Liberia 0 Vs 2 Nigeria

Second half starts

Change for Nigeria at half time. Ebube Duru replaces Jamilu Collins. Ezenwa out, Akpeyi in. Ndidi out, Iheanacho in. Adeleye Aniyikaye also replaced Chidozie Awaziem.

61mins: Simy Nwankwo scores but goal has been ruled off for offside.

62mins: Akpeyi comes out to save a pass that evaded the Super Eagles defence.

70mins: Simy Nwankwo misses a sitter as heads a cross wide with the goal gaping.

Super Eagles substitutions: Kelechi Nwakali out, Samuel Kalu in, Onyekuru out, Mfon Udoh in;  Nwankwo out, Sunday Adetunji in.

89mins: Goal for Liberia. Super Eagles concede a penalty after a foul in the box and a Liberian players scores from the spot.

Full time: Liberia 1 Vs 2 Nigeria

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