Goals from Odion Ighalo, Henry Onyekuru and Moses Simon gave Nigeria a 3-1 win over Seychelles as they concluded their qualifying campaign as Group E leaders.
The Super Eagles maintained a run of four wins, a draw and a loss to sit at the summit of their group with 13 points from six matches.
After drawing the curtain on the qualifiers at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, fans took to social media to celebrate the team’s victory and return to the continental showpiece for the first time since their triumph in 2013.
FT: Nigeria 3-1 Seychelles— Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (@Ebuka) March 22, 2019
Very well done as @NGSuperEagles
Congrats the Super Eagles.... Who's Next? #NGASEY— Fet Olu (@Fet_Olu) March 22, 2019
It's a game not war.— Oladeji Morakinyo (@DejiMorakinyo) March 22, 2019
It's also a competition , and the ultimate objective is QUALIFICATION. Weldone #SuperEagles .
up Super Eagles. Congrats #nigeria— Gbenga Precious (@gbengaprecious7) March 22, 2019
No problem, keep it up super eagles https://t.co/oFg3B3myVk— Kay 🌿 (@nutmegiwobi) March 22, 2019
Congratulations on your victory— Osaode Eghianruwa™️ (@OsaodeGhian) March 22, 2019
Go Super Eagles!!! 🦅🦅🦅🇳🇬#NGASEY
It’s official!! Super Eagles have qualified for #AFCON2019— OUmoette (@opichizzie) March 22, 2019