The Leicester Metropolis striker opened the scoring halfway via the primary half earlier than making certain the win with a Forty fourth-minute strike.
Nigeria, who’re looking for to achieve the World Cup for a fourth consecutive time, high Group C with three factors, with Central Africa and Cape Verde joint second on one level after enjoying out a 1-1 draw on Wednesday.
In Group B, Zambia, who’re eyeing their maiden World Cup look, kicked off their qualifying marketing campaign with a 2-1 win away to Mauritania.
Enock Mwepu fired Zambia in entrance after 10 minutes and Prince Mumba doubled their benefit within the 57th minute.
Mamadou Niass narrowed the hole 9 minutes previous the hour mark however Mauritania failed to seek out an equaliser.
In Group D, the Ivory Coast have been held to a disappointing 0-0 draw away to Mozambique whereas South Africa’s recreation in opposition to Zimbabwe in Group G additionally ended goalless.