The Flying Eagles would rue missed chances earlier in the game by the likes of Olawale, Nwaeze and Ubani.

They will next face Black Satellites of Ghana in their final Group B game on Wednesday, December 9.

The competition which began on Saturday, December 3 saw hosts Benin going down 1-0 to Niger, while Togo and Burkina Faso played out a 1-1 draw.