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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Thrilling Encounter ...Nigeria-4, Argentina-2 (+Video)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday came back from 2 goals to defeat Argentina in a friendly match in Russia. The Eagles went down twice in the first half courtesy of goals from Sergio Aguero and Eva Banega. However, Kelechi struck back to make it 2-1 via a perfect free-kick after Iwobi was fouled just before the end of the first half.

The Nigerian bench tweaked the team at the break, bringing in Francis Uzoho, Brian Idowu and Tyronne Ebuehi for Daniel Akpeyi, Ola Aina and Shehu Abdullahi respectively. The change in formation turned the game around within 20 minutes and the Super Eagles hit 2 goals within 3 minutes to take the game beyound Argentina

Iwobi fired home the fourth in the 73rd minutes after collecting a pass from substitute, Ahmed Musa.. Argentina tried to get back in the game but the Eagles defended bravely to make it 4-2 in the end.

Click the PLAY button below to watch the goal highlights of the encounter:

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