Super Eagles defeat Messi-less Argentines 4-2

Nigeria  Super Eagles stunned football superpowers Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly played in Russia. The Super Eagles, were initially struggling with 0-2 deficit to hand over a memorable defeat to the Messi-less Argentines. Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi and Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho were superb on the attack, with Kelechi reducing the deficit with a curled free kick just before the break.

In the second half, the Eagles put three goals behind the Argentine goalie. Iwobi had a brace scoring in the 52nd and 73minute, the second via a well placed pass by Ahmed Musa, who came in for Kelechi. Brian Idowu scored Nigeria’s fourth goal in the 54th minute.

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