Young striker Taiwo Awoniyi doubled the Super Eagles‘ advantage on the stroke of half time with an instinctive header.

Nigeria sealed the victory just after the restart through Moses Simon’s individual goal to book their place in the knockout stages of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021 with a game to spare.

Sudan won a penalty on 67 minutes following a video assistant referee review. Ola Aina was adjudged to have fouled Mustafa Mohammed in the area.