Nigeria

Iwobi, Dessers On Target To Save Super Eagles From Defeat Against Algeria B

The senior national team of Nigeria were force to rally from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against the B team of the Algeria national team.

Substitutes Alex Iwobi and Cyriel Dessers ensured the Super Eagles weren’t defeated by the Algerian team made up of players from their domestic leagues, who are preparing for the CHAN Championship.

Algeria went into the half leading 1-0 no thanks to a defensive mix up. It force coach Jose Peseiro into making a raft of second half changes by bringing in most of the regular players of the team.

Two of the substitutes ended up getting the goals that saved the blushes of the Nigerian team, who used the game as tune up for the main friendly game against the main team of Algeria on the 27th.

Starting Lineup.

Maduka Okoye
William Troost Ekong
Chidozie Awaziem
Valentine Ozornwafor
Ola Aina
Ebube Duru
Frank Onyeka
Raphael Onyedika
Chidera Ejuke
Ademola Lookman
Taiwo Awoniyi